Kitani Passed Away

Ethics Center board member Ismat Kittani passed away on October 23rd at age 72. Mr. Kittani accepted his position as Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations in 1994. He began his distinguished career as a diplomat with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Iraq in 1952 and continued to serve both his own state and the United Nations in a wide range of roles including representative for Iraq at the UN and president of the General Assembly. He studied political science and English in the United States and received honorary doctorates of law from colleges in the United States and Korea.