Statement by Ms.Mehr Khan Williams the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

Honorable Ministers, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. It is an honor to be here today with representatives from such a wide spectrum of Afghan society including government officials, religious and community elders, civil society groups and victims’ representatives, to support your efforts to achieve transitional justice. I want to thank our co-sponsors, the Afghan …

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Chris Alexander, Deputy Special Representative to the Secretary-General and Nilab Mobarez, UNAMA Spokesperson Office

NILAB MOBAREZ, UNAMA (translated from Dari): Good morning to everyone and welcome to our press conference. My name is Nilab Mobarez from UNAMA Spokesperson’s Office. Today we are joined by Mr Chris Alexander, the deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Special Representative to Afghanistan who will make some opening remarks and will then be …

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UNAMA – Photo Gallery – Signing of MOU with Iran for Afghan  Elections

  (Left to Right: Mohammad Reza Bahrami, Ambassador of Iran in Afghanistan- Jean Arnault, SRSG for Afghanistan – Dr. M. Haider Reza, Deputy Foreign Affairs for Administrative Affairs in Afghanistan) Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Iran, UNAMA and Afghanistan for the Organization of Afghan Elections in Iran  

Transcriptof Statement by DSRSG Nigel Fisherat Closing Press Conference of ADF

In the last couple of months the Government has been engaged in a very difficult process of negotiating how to allocate scarce resources between many competing priorities often of equal importance. I think it has done its job and now it is very much up to the international community to respond – but not by choosing priorities within the budget …

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Central Asia can do more to boost Afghanistan’s recovery, its neighbours tell UN

25 September 2006 – The Foreign Ministers of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan called for stepped-up international efforts to help Afghanistan establish peace and stability, defeat the drug trade and make economic progress during their addresses to the United Nations General Assembly today. Tajikistan’s Talban Makarov told the Assembly’s annual debate that Afghanistan’s neighbors in Central Asia …

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