Andrew Gilmour

On the death of a diplomat: Brian Urquhart 1919–2021

Urquhart around the time of his kidnapping in the Congo in 1961 (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Andrew Gilmour
Andrew Gilmour is executive director of the Berghof Foundation in Berlin. He worked at the UN for 30 years, his last position was assistant secretary general for human rights.

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