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CALL OF COTE I’VOIRE PRESIDENT. Ambassador Lauro L. Baja Jr., Philippine Permanent Representative to the United Nations and President of the Security Council, receives President Laurent Gbagbo of Cote I’voire at his office in the United Nations on Friday. During their meeting, Ambassador Baja conveyed to President Gbagbo the Security Council’s concern over the slow implementation of a peace agreement his government signed with rebels in 2002. (Photo by SJ CASELLA)



UN STAFF DAY. Ambassador Lauro L. Baja Jr., Permanent Representative to the United Nations and President of the Security Council, addresses diplomats and officials and personnel of the United Nations during ceremonies marking UN Staff Day on Friday, 11 June 2004. In his speech, Ambassador Baja paid tribute to UN personnel who were killed in the line of duty and urged countries to ratify an agreement that extends protection to UN and allied personnel. (Photo by SJ CASELLA)



SECURITY COUNCIL VOTE ON IRAQ. Ambassador Lauro L. Baja Jr., Philippine Permanent Representative to the United Nations, presides over the meeting of the Security Council on Tuesday, 8 June 2004. In that meeting, the 15-member body unanimously endorsed the turnover of sovereignty to the new Iraqi interim government at the end of the month. On the right of Ambassador Baja is United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan. Seated behind Ambassador Baja are Ambassador Bayani Mercado, Deputy Permanent Representative and Alternate Representatives Anacleto Rei Lacanilao, Meynardo Montealegre, and Elmer Cato. (Photos by SJ CASELLA)


IRAQ MEETING. Ambassador Lauro L. Baja Jr., president of the United Nations Security Council, presides over an open briefing on Iraq conducted by Ambassador Lakdar Brahimi, special representative to Iraq of Secretary General Kofi Annan on Monday, 7 June 2004. Secretary General Annan is seated to Ambassador Baja’s right. (Photo By SJ Casella)


BAJA MEETS BRAHIMI. Ambassador Lauro L. Baja Jr., president of the United Nations Security Council, discusses the situation in Iraq with Ambassador Lakdar Brahimi, special representative to Iraq of Secretary General Kofi Annan shortly before the Algerian envoy briefed the Security Council on Monday, 7 June 2004. Ambassador Brahimi was responsible for putting together the Interim Iraqi Government that would lead Iraq after the turnover of sovereignty by the United States at the end of the month. (Photo by SJ Casella)



MINUTE OF SILENCE FOR REAGAN. Ambassador Lauro L. Baja, president of the Security Council, leads United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and members of the Council in offering a minute of silence in memory of former United States President Ronald Reagan who passed away on Saturday at the age of 93. (Photo by SJ Casella)








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