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The mediator : a biography of Martti Ahtisaari

Author: Katri Merikallio; Tapani Ruokanen; David Mitchell; Pamela Kaskinen
Publisher: London : Hurst & Company, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first biography in English of the Nobel Peace Prize winning Finnish statesman and diplomat who brokered peace deals in Kosovo, Namibia and Indonesia.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Named Person: Martti Ahtisaari; Martti Ahtisaari
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katri Merikallio; Tapani Ruokanen; David Mitchell; Pamela Kaskinen
ISBN: 9780190613136 0190613130
OCLC Number: 938003305
Language Note: Translated from the Finnish.
Notes: Originally published as Matkalla: Martti Ahtisaaren tarina in 2011.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Part One: From Viipuri to Windhoek; 1. The Nobel Prize After All; 2. An Evacuee's Progress; 3. The Kids of the Kuopio Barracks; 4. Lessons in Presidency at the Oulu Lyceum; 5. Cadillacs and Camels; 6. Development Aid and the Foreign Ministry Fledgling; 7. Diplomatic Life in Tanzania; 8. With Two Hats to Namibia; 9. The King of Namibia; 10. The UN Feels the Pinch; Part Two: The People's President; 11. Presidential Elections; 12. President of the Republic; 13. Export Sales or Human Rights?; 14. Ahtisaari's Mission Takes Shape. 15. Media War and Displacement16. Ahtisaari is Summoned to Meet Milosevic; Part Three: A Good Peace Negotiator Available; 17. Sealed Weapons in a Potato Cellar; 18. Seeking Wise Heads; 19. Banned from Jenin; 20. Martti's Guide to Marching Index; 21. To the Horn of Africa and Baghdad; 22. Persuasion in Anterooms; 23. Aceh and Ayatollah Ahtisaari; 24. Kosovo Means Going Back to Basics; 25. One Big Nobel Celebration; Index.
Other Titles: Matkalla.
Responsibility: Katri Merikallio and Tapani Ruokanen ; translated from Finnish by David Mitchell and Pamela Kaskinen.

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'Martti Ahtisaari is the only person I know who has successfully built peace on three different continents.' * Kofi A. Annan, Former UN Secretary-General, Nobel Peace Laureate and Chair of The Elders Read more...

 
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