Ramphal, Sir Shridath (Surendranath)

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RAMPHAL, Sir Shridath (Surendranath)

RAMPHAL, Sir Shridath (Surendranath). Guyanese, b. 1928. Genres: International relations/Current affairs. Career: Government of Guyana, crown counsel, 1953-54, assistant to attorney general, 1954-56, legal draftsman, 1956-58, attorney general, 1965-73, member of national assembly, 1965-75, minister of state for external affairs, 1967-72, minister of foreign affairs, 1972-75, minister of justice, 1973-75; West Indies Federation, Port- of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, legal draftsman, 1958-59, solicitor-general, 1959-61, assistant attorney general, 1961-62; Commonwealth of Nations, secretary-general, 1975-90; public speaker and writer. Also served as vice president of United Nations General Assembly, 1968, 1973; chair of the UN Committee on Development Planning, 1984-87; and adviser to the secretary- general of the UN Conference on Environment and Development, 1992. Publications: BOOKS: One World to Share, 1979; Inseparable Humanity, 1988; An End to Otherness, 1990; Our Country, the Planet, 1992; (ed.) Population Growth and Environmental Issues, 1996. SPEECHES: Nkrumah and the Eighties, 1980; Sovereignty or Solidarity, 1981; Some in Light and Some in Darkness, 1983; The Message not the Messenger, 1985, The Trampling of the Grass, 1985; For the South, a Time to Think, 1986; Making Human Society a Civilised State, 1987; Life Is One and the World Is One, 1987; Endangered Earth: Inaugural Address of the Cambridge Lectures on Environment and Development, 1989. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 1 The Sutherlands, 188 Sutherland Ave, London W9 1HR, England. Online address: [email protected]