Edward Mortimer

‘His words set a standard and will long endure’: UN mourns passing of Edward Mortimer

Friends and former colleagues have been mourning the passing over the weekend of Edward Mortimer, the Chief Speechwriter for former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan. 

INTERVIEW: former UN official urges more transparent process to select Secretary-General

Edward Mortimer is an ardent believer in the need to change the way in which the Secretary-General of the United Nations is selected, and he is hopeful that this can happen.