Canal Hotel Bombing
Interviews of Sérgio Vieira de Mello’s Mother & His Colleagues

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PBS interviews people who knew Brazilian United Nations (UN) diplomat Sérgio Vieira de Mello, including his mother, Gilda Vieira de Mello, and several of his colleagues. People all over the world who met Vieira de Mello during his many travels describe the passion that he had for his exceptional humanitarian … Continue reading

Canal Hotel Bombing
Samantha Power on Sérgio Vieira de Mello’s Death

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Author and diplomat Samantha Power discusses the legacy of Sérgio Vieira de Mello, a Brazilian United Nations (UN) diplomat, who was killed in the Canal Hotel Bombing on August 19, 2003 while serving as the UN’s Special Representative in Iraq. Specifically, Power addresses what lessons one can learn from de … Continue reading