Vike-Freiberga accepts UN nomination

  • 2006-09-20
  • by Vaira Vike-Freiberga
Upon the invitation of the Governments of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania, I wish to announce my candidacy for the position of the Secretary General of the United Nations. I have made this decision with full responsibility. Today the UN is at a crossroads and faces two choices 's to address the challenges of the 21st Century through the combined efforts of all member states and create effective mechanisms for taking action, or to lose its influence in the international community.As we work together in the 21st century to better the life of all humankind, I am personally committed to strengt...
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