UN Honors 21 Staff Killed in Ethiopia Jet Crash

The United Nations held a memorial ceremony honoring the lives of 21 U.N. staff members who died Sunday when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed shortly after leaving Addis Ababa. Michael Moller, the director-general of the U.N. office in Geneva, spoke with sadness and pride Friday about the passion, dedication and expertise of the young professionals and seasoned officials who were among the 157 victims of the crash. The U.N. staff members aboard the plane were headed to a major U.N. environment conference in Nairobi.  "They were people like Michael Ryan...

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