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H. B. Dieye, June 23, 1998

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dc.description The interview was recorded in New York,on June 23, 1998.The Interviewer was James Sutterlin. Ms. Hawa Binta Dieye was working as a researcher in the Department for Economic and Social Affairs before she volunteered for the United Nations Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) in Namibia. Excited at the prospect of helping the country reach independence, Ms. Dieye served as head of the United Nations district center in Katutura, Windhoek, where she helped the local population prepare for the upcoming elections in 1990. Conducted on 23 June 1998, this interview focuses on Ms. Dieye's service in Namibia. Here, she discusses how the Namibian population transitioned to independence—their education, relationships with South West Africa Police (SWAPOL), and trusting UNTAG and the work they did. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Hawa Binta Dieye en_US
dc.subject Katutura en_US
dc.subject UNTAG mission en_US
dc.subject SWAPOL en_US
dc.subject The Civpol contingent en_US
dc.subject Perez de Cuellar en_US
dc.title H. B. Dieye, June 23, 1998 en_US
dc.type Recording, oral en_US

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