The funeral of Dr. Gamani Corea on Monday 4th November 2013

Dr. Gamani Corea was Secretary-General of UNCTAD and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations in New York.

Dr. Gamani Corea was Secretary-General of UNCTAD and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations in New York.

The flag of the United Nations.

The flag of the United Nations.

The remains of Dr. Gamani Corea will be at his residence at Horton Lodge, Horton Place, Colombo, Sri Lanka on Sunday 3rd November 2013. His funeral will be at the Colombo Crematorium – Kanatte at 4 p.m. on Monday 4th November 2013. Prior to this there will be a service at Horton Lodge.

Dr.Corea was Chairman of the United Nations General Assembly: Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole on an International Development Strategy for the Fourth Development Decade, (1989–90). He was an Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge and Honorary Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, he was also Chancellor of the Open University of Sri Lanka.

Please see the newspapers in Sri Lanka on Monday 4th November 2013 for full details of Dr. Gamani Corea’s funeral.

Dr.Gamani Corea was a distinguished diplomat.

Dr.Gamani Corea was a distinguished diplomat.

Please see the UNCTAD website on information about Dr. Gamani Corea:

http://unctad.org/en/Pages/About%20UNCTAD/OSG/DrGamaniCorea.aspx

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