Edward Mortimer

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For the former judge and politician in Nova Scotia, see Edward Mortimer (businessman).
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Edward Mortimer CMG (born 22 December 1943 in Burford, Oxfordshire) was until January 2007 the Director of Communications in the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General. He is an author, journalist, and fellow of All Souls College Oxford.

Mortimer is now Senior Vice President of The Salzburg Global Seminar, and is a member of the Advisory Council of Independent Diplomat. He serves as an Advisory Board member for the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation. Before joining the United Nations he was a columnist and leader writer for the Financial Times.

Mortimer was appointed Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in the 2010 New Year Honours.[1]

Selected Bibliography[edit]

  1. France and the Africans, 1944-60: A Political History Faber & Faber, 1969.
  2. Faith and Power, the politics of Islam Random House, New York, 1982.
  3. Roosevelt's Children: Tomorrow's World Leaders and Their World Hamish Hamilton Ltd, 1987.
  4. The World That FDR Built: Vision and Reality Scribner, 1989.

Family[edit]

The son of the Rt Rev Robert Mortimer, Bishop of Exeter, Edward Mortimer is married to the British artist Elizabeth Mortimer.

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