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Lubbers was born in Rotterdam (The 2nd largest city in the Netherlands; located in the western Netherlands near the North Sea).
However, on July 15, 2004, Lubbers was declared innocent by Kofi Annan, though Annan was critical about the way Lubbers handled the situation: he wrote a letter asking the woman to withdraw the allegation, and promised that in that case the matter would have no negative consequences for her.
Lubbers said the claims were slander (Words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another) ous and he would not step down.
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A political conservative, Lubbers was regarded by many during his time in office as an ideological heir to Margaret Thatcher; one of his campaign slogans was: "meer markt, minder overheid" (more market, less government).
Rudolphus Franciscus Marie Lubbers or Ruud Lubbers (born May 7, 1939) was the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, from 2001 until February 20, 2005, when he resigned because of continuous press attention about an allegation of sexual harassment.
Lubbers, a former Dutch prime minister, is the U.N. refugee agency's ninth High Commissioner and took office as UNHCR marked its 50th anniversary.
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Rudolphus Franciscus Marie "Ruud" Lubbers is the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Rudolphus Franciscus Marie "Ruud" Lubbers (born May 7, 1939) is the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
His career got an unexpected boost when the leader of the parliamentary faction of the CDA, Willem Aantjes, had to resign in 1978 on accusations that he served in the Waffen SS during the Second World War.
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John Danforth, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, during review in the General Assembly of the OIOS annual report stating they had substantiated the complainant's claims and the investigation had found Lubbers guilty of misconduct, asked Annan for clarification on declaring Lubbers innocent.
The woman appealed the Secretary-General's decision, but later withdrew the appeal stating little good could come from 5 to 7 more years of battle in the UN's internal justice system which seriously handicaps unprotected staff who bring irregularities to light.
But on February 20, he resigned, though maintaining his innocence, and complained in an emotional farewell speech to UNHCR staff that he had been "raped and raped and raped" and that the handling of the case had added insult to his injury.
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Abbey Lubbers, Banshees and Boggarts - Katherine Briggs
Josh and Ann Lubbers married August 31, 2002 in Richmond, Virginia.
Brand new 3 bedroom 2 bath air-conditioned home located on a white sandy beach with a private 130 ft. dock.
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