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Norway MFA

This week @UN’s member states gather online for #UNGA #DidYouKnow the 1st @UN Secretary-General 🇳🇴 bought the land site for UNHQ in #NewYork with a 💲8.5 mill cheque from John D. Rockefeller Jr? Check out these historic photos ➡️ #UN75  📸: UN Photo


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Delt innhold:
Trygve Lie, first UN Secretary-General 1946-1953
Norwegian lawyer and politician Trygve Lie was the United Nations first Secretary General. He held the post for seven years, from 1946 to 1953, and famously described it as "the most difficult job in the world". In the aftermath of the Second World War and at the onset of the Cold War, Lie sought to make his office a “source for peace”. Read more about Trygve Lie at: All photos are property of UN Photo. Please credit each photographer as described in caption.