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Envoys seek to revive Darfur peace talks

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Darfur rebels get 48 more hours

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U.N. welcomes Sudan accords

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Annan's kin runs anti-arms campaign

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- A non-governmental body that helps U.N. chief Kofi Annan in his campaign for small arms nonproliferation appointed a new director Friday -- Annan's nephew.

Salim Ahmed Salim (b. January 23, 1942, Zanzibar, present-day Tanzania) a Tanzanian diplomat who has worked in the international diplomatic arena since the early 1960s. Salim is married to Amne and they have three children: Maryam, Ali and Ahmed.

He was educated at Lumumba College in Zanzibar and later pursued his undergraduate studies at the St. Stephen's College of the University of Delhi and obtained his Masters degree in International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University in New York. He became a student activist in the early 1960s and was founder and first Vice President of the All-Zanzibar Student union. He holds six Doctorates (Honoris Causa) including: Doctor of Laws, the University of Philippines at Los BaƱos (1980), Doctor of Humanities, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria (1983), Doctor of Civil Law, University of Mauritius (1991), Doctor of Arts in International Affairs, University of Khartoum, Sudan (1995), Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations, University of Bologna, Italy (1996), and Doctor of Laws, University of Cape Town, South Africa (1998). Born in Zanzibar

At the continental level, following the invitation of the President of the African Development Bank, he has since March, 2002 been acting as African Water Ambassador whose responsibilities include advocacy, sensitization, and mobilization of support on African water issues. He also serves as:

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