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Sérgio Vieira de Mello

Tribute to an outstanding Brazilian personality.

Geneva was Sérgio Vieira de Mello's second home. This internationally known Brazilian, the third United Nations' High Commissioner for Human Rights, was killed in the 2003 UN bombing in Baghdad. You can visit his grave in the Plainpalais cemetery. A bust to honour his memory stands in front of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights headquarters.



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Quai Wilson 47 - 1201 Genève