Exemplary skill and creativity

Laureaat Freedom from Fear Award 1984

Brian Urquhart Laureaat Freedom from Fear Award 1984

Since 1946 on he has served the United Nations in various capacities, among others as Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs. He has directed peacekeeping forces in de Middle East and Cyprus and various humanitarian relief operations. For his role in international peacekeeping, his exemplary skill and creativity in diplomatic negotiations and strengthening the United Nations.