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Catalog Number 2009.066.116
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Ralph J. Bunche Visits Cyprus
Description Black and white people of Ralph J. Bunche, United Nations Under-Secretary for Special Political Affairs meeting with residents of Ktima, Cyprus during a tour of the region. Several members of the United Nations Peace-Keeping Force in Cyprus accompany him. A typewritten caption on the verso reads:

(FCYP:VUN)
Ralph J. Bunche Visits Cyprus
UN 64503 Ktima, Cyprus, 9 April 1964
Ralph J. Bunche, Under-Secretary for Special Political Affairs, visited Cyprus in the course of routine visits to Gaza, Cyprus and Kashmir to study the problems and needs of the United Nations truce supervision and peace force operations in these areas. The missions include the United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF), the United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) and the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP).
Mr. Bunche (centre) on a visit to the town of Ktima, listens to the complaints of the townspeople. He is accompanied by officers serving with the United Nations Peace-Keeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).
Date 1964
People Bunche, Ralph J.
Studio United Nations
Copyright While photographs are freely reproducible except for advertising purposes, they are distributed with the understanding that they are to be used in UN context only.
Print size 10" x 8"
Collection African American History
Search Terms United Nations
Diplomats