DEATH / OBITUARIES : Javier Pérez de Cuéllar has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 5, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
Saddened by the passing of Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, former @UN Secretary-General, who played an important role in creating a safer world. I send my deepest condolences to his family, to UN colleagues & the people of #Peru, whose lives were touched the most by this great leader.
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar dedicated his life to promoting universal human rights & building a more peaceful world, and his legacy will live on for generations. My deepest condolences to his family & all those whose lives were touched by his remarkable work. https://t.co/2s5SxHkCDC
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) March 5, 2020