A man with a “striking level of energy and knowledge.”
That’s how the former Secretary-General of the UN, Boutros Boutros-Ghali has been described by a speech writer in his office.
Mr Boutros-Ghali, the sixth UN Secretary-General and an Egyptian national, died on 16 February.
Jean-Marc Coicaud, Professor of International Relations and Law at Rutgers University in the US wrote speeches for Mr Boutros-Ghali during his tenure from January 1992 to December 1996.
Jerome Longue asked Mr Coicaud to describe working with the former UN chief.