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Statement of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan at the Opening Ceremony of the Transitional Justice Conference,13 December 2005

Excellences, ministers, deputy ministers, governor, dear friends from the international community, members of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission, guests, ladies and gentlemen, Inclosing this round of opening statements, allow me to make some brief remarks. By adopting the Action Plan For Peace, Justice and Reconciliation yesterday, the Afghan government has added a new and …

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Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan Killing of Ashraf Ramadan

UNAMA,Kabul – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan has learned with great concern of the killing this afternoon of Ashraf Ramazan, a candidate in the Wolesi Jirga election for the province of Balkh. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns the murder and calls upon the Afghan authorities to carry out a thorough investigation and swiftly bring …

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Concerned Afghan Government institutions corruption

4 August2011 – Mike Mullen concerned over administrative corruption in AfghanGovernmentЎЇs institutions; Iran urges Afghanistan not to sign strategic pact with US – senators; Kabul residents complain of skyrocketing food prices; Powerful men step up land grab following Kandahar mayorЎЇskilling; West sabotaging relations between Iran and Afghanistan -Malaki; 20 militants joined the Government in Nangarhar; …

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Transcript of Impromptu Remarks by SRSG Lakhdar Brahimi At the Ceremony where he was Issued an Afghan Diplomatic Passport

This is an honor I value much more than I can say. This is an honor that I really do not deserve. The United Nations perhaps deserves tube recognized as an organization that has been on the side of the people of Afghanistan for a long time and is the determined to remain on the …

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Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan Election Candidacy

Today July 2nd, the Joint Electoral Management Body, on advice from the Electoral Complaints Commission, has published a provisional list of candidates cleared to run in September ‘selection. These people can now look forward to the next stage of the process, which is the start of the official campaign period on August 17th. For those …

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Press Briefing by Adrian Edwards Spokesperson for the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan

Afghanistan Compact Update Wearer now 13 days into the Afghanistan Compact. Work over the past week on appointments to the Joint Monitoring and Coordination Board has been continuing. On the Government side the seven appointments to the board have, I understand, been finalized, however I will leave to the Government of Afghanistan to provide you …

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Press Briefing by Adrian Edwards Spokes person for the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan

  United Nations Day Todays United Nations Day. It marks the 60th anniversary of the United Nations. Ina message for the occasion, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has called for better efforts to deal with hunger, disease and environmental degradation. His message refers to last month’s World Summit in New York, and speaks of the challenges …

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Secretary-General’s message on the first observance of the international day of non-violence

  The United Nations was created in the hope that humanity could not only end wars, it could eventually make them unnecessary. Our founders hoped that the Organization could help stop violence by spreading a culture of peace, promoting tolerance and advancing human dignity. These same ideals sum up the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, whose …

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