Ref NoA44/20/4
TitleMary Robinson - Farewell to Geneva
DescriptionFile includes text of farewell address made by Mary Robinson when leaving her position as U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights; text of personal statement made by Robinson at this occasion; list of achievements made by Robinson while in office at the H.C.H.R.; a list of ten priorities of Mary Robinson as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (only 5 present); a text of summary of work and achievements of Robinson while at O.H.C.H.R.; copy of biographical note of Robinson; letter from Kevin Boyle, University of Essex to Mary Robinson, Palais Wilson, stating in detail his reaction and response when contacted by a journalist for a statement on Mary Robinson having stepped down as UN H.C.H.R., also discusses other matters such as a meeting of British isles and Irish Human Rights Centres, one which Robinson inspired at University College Galway, mentions that Boyle will be stepping down as Director of the Essex Centre and other matters (24 Mar 2001); email from Heidi Wiggum of Essex University sending Boyle the breaking news of Robinson's departure from the O.H.C.H.R. (19 Mar 2001); email from Peter Townsend, Acting Director of London School of Economics Centre for Study of Human Rights to Boyle but enquiring of Robinson to give a lecture at the LSE, poster of eventual lecture details attached (Jul - Nov 2002); Email from Mary Robinson to O.H.C.H.R. 'Field Presences', O.H.C.H.R- Geneva and O.H.C.H.R. New York informing of the selection of a successor to Robinson being named as Sergio Vieira de Mello; letter of notification of award of the International Service for Human Rights has been awarded to Mary Robinson (7 Aug 2002) Fax leter from Bill Graham, Minister of Forign Affairs, to Her Excelency Mary Robinson, Office of H.C.H.R. congratulating her on her term as High Commissioner (15 Aug 2002); print out of email and attachement from Mara Bustelo to various O.H.C.H.R. groups, attaching a number of tributes to Mary Robinson from U.N. staff (11 Sep 2002);
FormatPrinted document
Extent1 file
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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