|Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York of Italy|
|Chairman of UNICEF|
|Preceded by||Anwarul Karim Chowdhury|
|Succeeded by||A. P. Maruping|
Maurizio Bucci (born 1923 in Sant'Angelo del Pesco) is an Italian diplomat, a former Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York of Italy and a former Chairman of UNICEF (1986–1987).
Sant'Angelo del Pesco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Isernia in the Italian region Molise, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northwest of Campobasso and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Isernia.
Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a country in Southern Europe. Located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and the enclaved microstates San Marino and Vatican City, as well as a maritime border with Croatia. Italy covers an area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. With around 61 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous EU member state and the most populous country in Southern Europe.
The City of New York, usually called either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2017 population of 8,622,698 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 20,320,876 people in its 2017 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 23,876,155 residents in its Combined Statistical Area. A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. The city's fast pace has inspired the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.
He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1949, and has served as cabinet secretary to Carlo Sforza and Alcide De Gasperi. He was a member of the Italian delegation that negotiated the treaty for the establishment of the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Defence Community. He also participated in the negotiations on the Treaty of Rome.
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Count Carlo Sforza was an Italian diplomat and anti-Fascist politician.
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He was ambassador in Damascus from 1973 to 1976 and in Brasilia from 1976 to 1979.He then served as Director General for Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1979 to 1984 and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York from 1984. In that capacity, he was also Chairman of the UNICEF Executive Board from 1986 to 1987.
Damascus is the capital of the Syrian Arab Republic; it is also the country's largest city, following the decline in population of Aleppo due to the battle for the city. It is colloquially known in Syria as aš-Šām (الشام) and titled the "City of Jasmine". In addition to being one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Damascus is a major cultural center of the Levant and the Arab world. The city has an estimated population of 1,711,000 as of 2009.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), originally known as the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, was created by the United Nations General Assembly on 11 December 1946, to provide emergency food and healthcare to children and mothers in countries that had been devastated by World War II. The Polish physician Ludwik Rajchman is widely regarded as the founder of UNICEF and served as its first chairman from 1946 to 1950, when he had to flee the United States in the wake of McCarthyism. Rajchman is to this day the only person that served as UNICEF's Chairman for longer than 2 years. On Rajchman's suggestion, the American Maurice Pate was appointed its first executive director, serving from 1947 until his death in 1965. In 1950, UNICEF's mandate was extended to address the long-term needs of children and women in developing countries everywhere. In 1953 it became a permanent part of the United Nations System, and the words "international" and "emergency" were dropped from the organization's name, though it retained the original acronym, "UNICEF".
Ferdinand Léopold Oyono was a diplomat, politician and author from Cameroon.
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