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Kenya's founding President, Jomo Kenyatta (left), at the official opening in 1974 of the inaugural headquarter location of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi. Maurice Strong, UNEP's first Executive Director, is seen walking behind President Kenyatta, who is accompanied on his left by the Minister of Foreign Affairs at the time, Dr. Njoroge Mungai.
United Nations, New York, 15 September 1971 - Secretary-General of the Conference, Maurice Strong, shows UN Secretary-General U Thant a design for the official Conference poster.
Mr. Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General of the United Nations, King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden, and Mr. Maurice Strong, Secretary-General of the Conference at the official opening of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1972.
Maurice Strong, Secretary-General of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, speaks during a ceremony held by the “Rio+20” UN Conference on Sustainable Development in 2012 to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the landmark Summit.
Maurice Strong, Secretary-General of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, greets former UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali upon his arrival at Rio Centro for the first day of the "RIO+20" Conference in 1992.
Former Secretary-General Kofi Annan (left) presents the Candlelight Award to both Maurice F. Strong (centre) and Jim MacNeill in recognition of their service to the United Nations and their key roles in promoting and advancing sustainable development.
The Honourable Maurice F. Strong, P.C., O.C., LL.D.
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