New York, 26 January 2007 - Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General On the Death of Oliver Jackman
The Secretary-General mourns the passing of Oliver Jackman, the distinguished diplomat and jurist from Barbados, who has been serving the United Nations since 1999 in efforts to resolve the border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela. The Secretary-General extends his sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Jackman and to the Government of Barbados.
Throughout his career, Mr. Jackman embodied the spirit of the international civil servant, working not only for the United Nations but also as a judge of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Prior to his role as Personal Representative of the Secretary-General on the Guyana-Venezuela issue, Mr. Jackman served the United Nations from 1961 to 1967 in the United Nations Operation in the Congo, and as Chief Information Officer at the Economic Commission for Africa. His contributions to the United Nations will always be remembered.
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