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Impromptu Remarks by the Special Representative of the of the Secretary-General For Afghanistan, Lakhdar Brahimi the Opening Ceremony the Afghan National Army Central Corps

Your Excellences, President Hamid Karzai Vice-President and Minister of Defense, Rahim Khan Vice-President Khalil other members of the Cabinet, Officers Other members of the Central Corps Assalamu-Alaikum. It is a great honor for me to attend this ceremony, which is the formal beginning of the creation of the national army of Afghanistan. I would like …

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Message of the Secretary-General of United Nations on International Women’s Day

This year marks a milestone in the movement for gender equality and the advancement of women — the ten-year review of the Beijing Conference and Platform for Action. In 1995, women gathered in Beijing and took a giant step forward on behalf of humankind. As a result, the world recognized explicitly, as never before, that …

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Press Briefing by Manoel de Almeida e Silva Spokesman for the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan

As you know the $815 million Transitional Assistance Programme for Afghanistan(TAPA) appeal was launched on Tuesday in Oslo, at the annual 2002 meeting of the Afghan Support Group (ASG). In a message read out by his Special Representative for Afghanistan, Lakhdar Brahimi, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan urged the international community to continue to invest in the recovery and security …

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Statement Of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan The assassination of Abdul Hakim Taniwal, Governor of Paktia province

It’s with great sadness that I have learned today of the murder of Abdul Hakim Tanaiwal, governor of Afghanistan’s southeastern province of Paktia. The information conveyed to me is that Professor Tanaiwal was killed in a suicide bombing along with members of his entourage and several other people. I offer my condolences and sympathies to …

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Statement Of Lakhdar Brahimi the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan at the Opening of the Afghan Civil Society Forum (ACSF) Workshops To Conclude their Collaboration on Civic Education In the Constitution-Making Process

Mr. Vice President Madame Siam Samar Members of the Commission Members of the Afghan Civil Society Forum of Civil society Ladies and gentlemen It is an honor for me to participate at the beginning of this workshop. I would like first of all to thank and congratulate the Afghan Civil Society Forum (ACSF) for the …

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Statement Attributable to the Spokesman of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan welcomes wholeheartedly the announcement by President Hamid Karzai that the new Afghani currency is to be introduced throughout Afghanistan. He is confident that the Transitional Authority will successfully overcome the enormous logistical challenges likely tube faced in undertaking the currency exchange. The introduction of a single new …

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Statement Attributable to the Spokesman of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Mr. Jean Arnaut, condemns in the strongest terms the murderous attack yesterday in Uruzganag aunts a convoy that killed two national employees of the Secretariat of the Joint Electoral Management Body (JEMB). The Special Representative conveys his condolences and expresses his deepest sympathy to the families, friends, and …

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Transcript of impromptu remarks by the SRSG, Lakhdar Brahimi, at the inauguration of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission first satellite officein Herat

Your Excellencies, Ministers, Emir,Governor,Wali Sahib, Ambassador Nash, other diplomats and visitors, participants to this ceremony. Wearer very, very grateful to Dr. Siam Samar for organizing this ceremony and for giving us the pleasure of taking part in it. I would like to congratulate Dr. Siam Samar and her colleagues in the [Afghan Independent Human Rights] …

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