The University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Africa-China Studies (CACS) in partnership with the UJ library, invite you to the launch of the book titled: Boutros Boutros-Ghali: Afro-Ara Prophet, Pharaoh, And Pope.

DATE: Tuesday, 29 August 2023
TIME:  16:00 – 18:00 (SAST)


VENUE: UJ Library, Level 5, Nadine Gordimer Auditorium, Auckland Park Kingsway Campus

About the book

This is the first historical biography in English to be published on Egyptian scholar-diplomat, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the most
intellectually accomplished of the nine UN secretaries-general.

The first African and first Arab to occupy the post, Boutros-Ghaliheld the office in the momentous five post-Cold War years
(1992-1996), massively expanding UN peacekeeping and leading intellectual debates on development, democratisation, and
uman rights. He had earlier been a key architect of the Egypt-srael peace treaty as Egypt’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
A major figure in Third World diplomacy, and a Professor of International Law and International Relations. This accessible
iography sets Boutros-Ghali’s career within the political, social, and cultural contexts from which he emerged.

August 29, 2023

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