World Humanitarian Day 2013: Beyoncé, Kid President Lend Star Power

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  • World Humanitarian Day 2013
  • Recognizing Lost Lives
  • The Humanitarian Who Inspired
  • Forgotten Crises
  • Helping Haiti
  • Tweeting for Global Change
  • Beyoncé Lends Her Star Power
  • Kid President and Beyoncé Talk Humanitarianism
  • Big Names Celebrate World Humanitarian Day

The Humanitarian Who Inspired

Sergio Vieira de Mello, the U.N. envoy killed in the 2003 Baghdad attack was posthumously awarded a U.N. Prize in the field of human rights for his extensive efforts in humanitarian programs. Before his death, de Mello was considered a likely candidate for U.N. Secretary-General. The Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation was also created in 2007 to promote dialogue for the peaceful resolution of conflict.

(Photo: United Nations/Getty Images)

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