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Wreath-laying ceremony and Memorial service honouring civilian, police and military personnel fallen in service of the United Nations and Opening Ceremony of United Nations Staff Day 2019
6 Sep 2019 -  On the occasion of the opening of Staff Day 2019 at UN Headquarters in New York, the United Nations Staff Union hosted a wreath-laying ceremony honoring the civilian, police and military personnel fallen in service of the United Nations.
The event took place by the Memorial Wall in the Visitors’ Lobby, outside the Meditation Room. The Secretary-General, the President of the Association of Former International Civil Servants in New York and the President of the Staff Union delivered brief remarks.
This solemn commemoration, is intended to honor the fallen, celebrate the survivors, and renew Staff commitment to perform its mandated work, guided always by the principles enshrined in the UN Charter.
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