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Romeo Dallaire

World Leader Assignment

Vithunia Lalkumar

on 4 January 2013

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ROMEO DALLAIRE Who is Romeo Dallaire? THANK YOU Born on June 25, 1946 in Denekamp, Netherlands
Romeo moved to Montreal, Quebec at six months of age.
In 1964, he joined the Canadian Army and attended Le College Militaire Royal de Saint-Jean.
In 1969 he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the Royal Military College of Canada.
He was then commissioned into the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery. WHY SHOULD HE BE THE ULTIMATE LEADER? Romeo Dallaire as the FOR LISTENING! :D LGen Dallaire was appointed as the Force Commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda (UNAMIR) prior to and during the 1994 genocide.
Dallaire gave United Nations information about the planned mass execution and asked for reinforcement. The UN denied permission to interfere and even pulled out the majority of his forces. Romeo disobeyed the command and managed to save 32,000 people of various races. Experience in Rwanda Courageous and Brave He is a Canadian Senator,
a Special Advisor to the Canadian Government on War Affected Children,
a member of countless international agencies against child labour and child soldiers,
a fellow at the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies and he endorses the Genocide Intervention Network.
officer of the Order of Canada and an officer of the Legion of Merit of the United States
Honourary Doctor of Laws and Honourary Doctor of Humanities
He has received the 25th Pearson Peace Medal and the Aegis Trust Award.
author of best-selling books Roméo Dallaire is currently a Canadian Senator who sits as a member of the Liberal Party of Canada, a humanitarian, an author and is a retired Canadian Army Lieutenant-General. Shake Hands with the Devil – the Failure of Humanity in Rwanda distrubing experience in Rwanda
won the Governor General's Literary for Non-Fiction in 2004
the “Shaughnessy Cohen Prize” for political writing awarded by the Writers' Trust of Canada
Emmy Award- Best Documentary They Fight Like Soldiers; They Die Like Children – the Global Quest to Eradicate the Use of Child Soldiers introduces Child Soldiers experiences and solutions on how to eliminate this issue in our society
Dallaire has committed his life to the mission of eliminating Child Soldiers Why is Romeo Dallaire considered a Leader? EXPERIENCE AFTER RWANDA After the Rwanda experience, Romeo is still suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Not only is he suffering from this disorder, it was discovered that this disorder was a major problem after they found out from Romeo and now people who have this disorder are being treated. Accomplishments Inspirational Proactive & Fair-Minded 1: He disobeyed the command of his authorities;

2: He fought for those who lived in Rwanda, risking his life for them. He is proactive because when the UN commanded him to not interfere with the Genocide, Romeo did not obey the authorities' command and continued to help those in Rwanda. He did not care about him losing his job, or losing his life but he cared about those who were living in Rwanda. Romeo was inspirational because he influenced those who were motivated by him from his experiences. Dallaire's experience at Rwanda made him write a book and people who read his book were inspired at how he risked his life to save 32,000 lives.
The second book he wrote is about child soldiers and how we should abolish this issue. ULTIMATE LEADER! What is Romeo Dallaire's Impact/Influence on Society? REMEMBER..... VOTE FOR ROMEO DALLAIRE !! VOTE FOR ROMEO DALLAIRE!! He is a noble man who put a social cause above himself and did everything he can to help save the people in Rwanda. He was a man who truly cared and made it a personal mission to protect humanity.
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