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New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, left, is greeted by HAN Seung-soo, the president of the 56th United Nations General Assembly, before Giuliani addressed the body, Monday October 1, 2001

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Evan Schneider (ref 207227)


New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani at the podium addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Monday October 1, 2001

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Eskinder Debebe (ref 207226)

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HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly meets with Chairmen of the regional groups at Headquarters, on 2 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Eskinder Debebe (ref. 207322)


HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly with Hubert WURTH, the Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the United Nations, on 3 October 2001.

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HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly with Jeno C.A. STAEHELIN (second from left), the Permanent Observer of Switzerland at the United Nations, on 3 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Eskinder Debebe (ref. 207330)


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HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly meets with Amre MOUSSA, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, on 4 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Eskinder Debebe (ref. 207606)


HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly is briefed on the information an Technologies (ITC) Task Force by Sarbuland KHAN (left), Director of the United Nations Division for Economic and Social Council Support and Coordination, on 4 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Eskinder Debebe (ref. 207369)

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HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly with Mignonette Patricia DURRANT (centre), the Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations, and Carol BELLAMY, the Executive of the Unites Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), on 4 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Eskinder Debebe (ref. 207370)


HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly meets with Nobel Peace Prize laureates, Adolfo PEREZ ESQUIVEL (second from left) and Rigoberta MENCHU TUM (third from left); and Cora WEISS (second from right), President of the Hague Appeal for Peace and Vice-President of the International Peace Bureau, on 8 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Eskinder Debebe (ref. 207370)

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HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly meets with Ernest PETRIC, Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the United Nations, on 8 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Eskinder Debebe (ref. 207471)


HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th session of the General Assembly meets with Luis de Matos Monteirp DA FONSECA, Permanent Representative of Cape Verde to the United Nations, on 8 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Eskinder Debebe (ref 207472)

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HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly meets with Murari Raj SHARMA, Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations, on 8 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Eskinder Debebe (ref 207473)


HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly meets with Sadako OGATA, former United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees, on 9 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Eskinder Debebe (ref 207474)

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HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly meets with the Chairman and Vice-chairs of the Counter-Terrorism Committee appointed by the Security Council, on 24 October 2001.

From the left are: Sergey KAREV (Russian Federation); Jagdish KOONJUL (Mauritius); Jeremy GREENSTOCK (United Kingdom), Chairman of the Committee; HAN Seung-soo (Republic of Korea), President of the 56th General Assembly. Seated right is Andrés FRANCO (Colombia).

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Susan B. Markisz (ref 207566)


HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly meets with Rohan PERERA, Chairman of the United Nations Ad Hoc Committee on the Elimination of International Terrorism, on 24 October 2001.

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HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly, meets with Jose M. BUSTANI, Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, on 24 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Susan B. Markisz (ref. 207568)


HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly, meets with Martin BELINGA EBOUTOU (Cameroon), President of Economic and Social Council, on 24 October 2001.

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HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly, meets with Bob G. JALANG'O, Permanent Representative of Kenya to the United Nations, on 25 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Evan Schneider (ref. 207603)


HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly, meeting with Vladimir PETROVSKY, Director-General of the United Nations Office in Geneva, on 25 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Evan Schneider (ref. 207604)

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HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th session of the General Assembly meets with President of the Inter-Parliamentary Council, Najma HEPTULLA (left), President of the Inter-Parliamentary Council on 29 October 2001.

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Secretary-General Kofi ANNAN and HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly, meet with heads of the principal organs of the United Nations today, on 30 October 2001.

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HAN Seung-soo, President of the 56th General Assembly, meeting with Gilbert GUILLAUME, President of the International Court of Justice, on 30 October 2001.

Credit must read: UN/DPI Photo by Evan Schneider (ref. 207618)

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