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As a result of the lack of commitment by the Syrian regime and the indecisiveness of the UNSC, Kofi Annan stepped down as UN-Arab League envoy to Syria, and Lakhdar Brahimi was appointed instead, who also later relinquished his post in May 2014. The former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon ...
This is the main reason why children are still facing problem there," former UN special envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said on the sidelines of the 'Second Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit 2018' on the historic banks of the Dead Sea in Jordan. The summit, which was held under the patronage of ...

Yet the efforts of UN–Arab League Joint Special Envoys Kofi Annan and Lakhdar Brahimi, both seasoned diplomats and mediators, did not succeed in bringing the conflict to an end. Current UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura has already put forward a number of initiatives, including a “freeze” of the ...
In between them stands the U.N., "which has been taken hostage" as it scrambles to balance the interests of member nations, said Lakhdar Brahimi, a veteran diplomat and former special envoy to Syria. "During the Cold War, the U.N. was paralyzed because of the disagreements between the major powers ...
Lakhdar Brahimi, Algerijnse diplomaat en voormalige speciale gezant van de VN in Irak en Afghanistan, heeft in een interview over de betrekkingen tussen Marokko en Algerije en met name de gesloten grenzen gesproken. Honderden Syrische vluchtelingen wachten bij grens Marokko en Algerije.
The first was not to allow Lakhdar Brahimi, who was the UN Special Envoy for Afghanistan, to bring the Taliban on board in terms of the Bonn Agreement in 2001.Washington wouldn't even allow a nominal Taliban presence. This was a lost opportunity because there could have been a genuine pan-Afghan ...

Several international officials are expected to land in Morocco next Thursday to pay a tribute to the 94-year old Moroccan politician, including Algerian former UN Special Representative for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi and Egypt's President of the National Human Rights Council, Mohamed Fayeq. Youssoufi ...
On their first official visit to the Kingdom as Elders, Kofi Annan, Martti Ahtisaari, Lakhdar Brahimi and Ernesto Zedillo held talks in Riyadh with HRH King Salman bin Abdulaziz that focused on the broad geopolitical and security environment in the Middle East and the “Vision 2030” domestic reform agenda.
The group comprises Kofi Annan, Martti Ahtisaari, Lakhdar Brahimi and Ernesto Zedillo. Former UN chief Kofi Annan, who heads The Elders, said: “We applaud the vision and ambition of these reforms. A comparable ambition is needed to try to resolve the conflicts and tensions scarring the wider Middle ...
Football is full of Sliding Doors moments. What if Paul Gascoigne had stretched two inches further and got his toe to that cross in the Euro 96 semi-final? What if Jan Verheyen's late winner for Belgium that would have meant the Netherlands failing to qualify for the 1974 World Cup had not been wrongly ...

The Elders' delegation included: former President of Finland Martti Ahtisaari, former President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria Lakhdar Brahimi and Chief Executive Officer of the Elders Group David Nussbaum. In other news, and on behalf of King Salman, Prince of ...
Lakhdar Brahimi, who served as the United Nations and Arab League Special Envoy to Syria until May 2014, was the next political figure who held talks with Zarif. Brahimi was Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria from 1991 to 1993. He is also a member of The Elders, a group of world leaders working for ...
Then Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah held talks with former UN chief Kofi Annan and former UN envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi on achieving peace and preserving human rights. Finally, Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah held a meeting with South Sudan's First Vice-President Taban Gai in which they focused on ...
The Elders are: Martti Ahtisaari, former President of Finland, Nobel Peace Prize laureate; Kofi Annan (Chairman), former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Nobel Peace Prize laureate; Lakhdar Brahimi, former Foreign Minister of Algeria and United Nations envoy; Gro Harlem Brundtland (Deputy ...
In October 2012, Annan's successor Lakhdar Brahimi tries to clinch a temporary ceasefire for the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha. The truce comes into force on October 26 but is violated within hours, with the regime and opposition trading blame. There is an upsurge in violence, with airstrikes and rebel attacks.
Former Algerian Foreign Minister Lakhdar Brahimi then takes up the baton. In early 2014, he organizes in Geneva the first direct negotiations between the government and the opposition, under the auspices of the United States and Russia. But the talks achieve nothing concrete. Brahimi steps down as ...


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