crashed on Sunday shortly after takeoff, killing the 157 on board and raising questions about the safety of the aircraft model, the Boeing 737 Max 8.
On Monday, as the identities of more victims were reported, heartache rippled through convention halls, classrooms and living rooms across the globe. Tributes flowed on social media. Colleagues observed moments of silence.
said in a statement that students Ashka and Anushka Dixit were traveling on the flight with their parents and grandparents, who were not named.
Aid workers were also killed in the crash. Four were employees of Catholic Relief Services, all of them Ethiopian citizens traveling to Nairobi for training.
confirmed by his company.
Pilar Martínez Docampo, 32, worked for an aid organization and was traveling to Kenya to give language classes to children, according to La Opinión, a newspaper in her home region of Galicia, in northwestern Spain. The authorities in her hometown, Cangas do Morrazo, confirmed her death.
United Nations Environment Assembly — a destination for many people on the flight. The meeting focused sustainable development and environmental challenges related to poverty, natural resources and waste management.
at least 22 people who worked for United Nations-affiliated agencies.
The crash — of a flight that had been nicknamed the “U.N. shuttle” because of how often United Nations staff members take it — has highlighted the organization’s work in some of the world’s most troubled regions, from South Sudan to North Korea.
The United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, offered “heartfelt condolences” to the loved ones of the United Nations staff members who died in the crash. He also said in an email to staff that flags at United Nations offices would fly at half-staff on Monday to honor the victims.
his biography on the agency’s website, Mr. Tsang had worked in Chad, Ethiopia, Panama and South Sudan.
A Twitter account that appears to be Mr. Tsang’s says that while he worked in sustainable development, his passion was camping with his 2-year-old son in his family’s garden.
“Victor was so dedicated, and a dear colleague,” one of his former colleagues in Nairobi, Oona Tully, wrote on Twitter.
David Beasley, the head of the program, said in a statement. “That was their calling.”
The World Food Program victims included Ekta Adhikari of Nepal, who had worked for the program in Ethiopia; Michael Ryan of Ireland, who had helped Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh prepare for seasonal monsoons; and Zhen-Zhen Huang of China, who had worked in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital.
“I cannot imagine the loss felt by your loved ones, especially your son,” one of Ms. Huang’s colleagues, Faizza Tanggol, wrote on Twitter.
safeguarding underwater cultural heritage in Eastern Africa.
Stéphanie Lacroix, originally from the northern Canadian mining town of Timmins, Ontario, was leading a four-person delegation of young Canadians heading to the environmental conference. The other three delegates, Danielle Moore, Micah Messent and Angela Rehhorn, also died in the crash.
Ms. Lacroix graduated three years ago from the University of Ottawa with a degree in international development and globalization and was at the nonprofit association as part of a volunteer program, the Canada Service Corps.
“These bright, young Canadians were an inspiration: compassionate leaders, dedicated to the conviction that they could build a better future for our country,” Patty Hajdu, the federal labor minister, said in a statement.
Parvati.org, an environmental group that, among other things, advocates to turn part of the Arctic into a protected international sanctuary.
“He would boldly approach the highest-ranking officials to engage them,” the group said in a statement, “and humbly serve alongside any willing volunteer.”
Joanna Toole, a United Nations fisheries consultant from southwestern England, had planned to attend the conference to represent the aquaculture department of the Food and Agriculture Organization.
tweeted that she was happy to be among an increasing number of women working for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.
Ms. Toole, 36, was from Exmouth, in the southwestern English region of Devon. The Exmouth Journal reported that she had attended a local community college before studying animal behavior at a university.
“Everybody was very proud of her and the work she did. We’re still in a state of shock,” her father, Adrian Toole, told the local news site Devon Live. “Joanna was genuinely one of those people who you never heard a bad word about.”
the Dalai Lama wrote. “We can’t expect change if we don’t take action.”
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