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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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Impromptu Remarks By the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan,Lakhdar Brahimi at the opening ceremony of the United Nations Operations Centre, UNOCA

This place will be put too much better use in a few days. I am sure they will be serving very nice food, which is much better than speeches. I think this is a very good day for all of us, we are setting up this compound where we are bringing in not only UNAMA …

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Assassinated Kandahar mayor

Assassinated Kandahar mayor ; Britain special envoy urges Taliban to join peace; Attorney-General Office concludes Kabul Bank assessment; High Peace Council urges militants to stop violence and killings during the month of Ramadan; Afghan and NATO troops kill five Taliban and detained 11 others; Rocket attack kills three children in Kunduz; Taliban claims responsibility for …

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Chris Alexander, Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Afghanistan

Nilab Mobarez, UNAMA (translated from Dari): In the name of God, good morning to all of you. My name is Nilab Mobarez from UNAMA’s Spokesperson’s Office and I welcome you to today’s press conference. Today we are joined by Ms. Noriko Izumi, the head of child protection at UNICEF who will be talking about child …

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Address by SRSG Lakhdar Brahimi At the Conference of Rome on Justice in Afghanistan

Just one year ago, Afghanistan embarked upon a process of rebuilding peace and stability after more than twenty years of war that had brought untold misery and destruction upon its people. The signatories to the Bonn Agreement recognized that, in order to secure lasting peace, the entire machinery of government should be reformed so that …

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Statement Attributable to the Spokesman of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan on the Killings in Nuristan

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan is saddened and shocked to learn today of the killing of two international staff and their Afghan interpreter who were on a mission in the province of Nuristan to support voter registration. They worked for the Global Risk Strategies, whose services have been contracted to provide logistic …

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

Following a recent fact-finding assessment of violent clashes in the Bale Murgab District of Bad his province, the AIHRC and UNAMA condemn in the strongest possible terms the perpetrators of human rights abuses and their commanders. We urge the Governor of Bad his and the local police to exercise all possible influence to end these …

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