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Oral history interview with Martii Ahtisaari, 2006

Creator: Ahtisaari, Martii
Project: United Nations intellectual history project (UNIHP).
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 39 pages Sound recording: 2 digital audio tapes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Born in 1937, Karelis, Finland. Lower-middle class childhood, sawmilling family, displacement by Soviets, refugee status and early interst in UNHCR. High school and college in Finland, early work with Finnish government and diplomatic experience in Pakistan and Tanzania


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Copyright by the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, 2006

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