Maurice Strong

Maurice Strong is a longstanding United Nations official, often called the Green Angel for tireless support of the Kyoto Accord and other UN environment work. Strong's book "Where in the World Are We Going" is about the global crisis especially environmentally.

He is former envoy to North Korea, a Liberalrainmaker, and mentor to Paul Martin. It was Strong who first advised Martin to pass up a career in developing nations because Martin had not trained for it, and told him that he could do more good by learning the industrial and commerical world first.

On April 19, 2005 reports claimed that he was potentially implicated in Oil For Food scandal via a South Korean lobbyist investing in a company run by Strong's son. These were credible enough to prompt serious response from Kofi Annan when reporters asked the UN Secretary General about it.