Policies are in place, planning is under way and the funding for some initial steps is availableSudanese disarmament efforts lauded Sep 09, 2008
Such progress is central to peace in all of Sudan, including DarfurSudanese disarmament efforts lauded Sep 09, 2008
The United Nations Mission in Sudan has concerns that the judicial process may not have met international standardsU.N. questions Sudan terror trial Aug 07, 2008
Holbrooke possessed not only a special sensitivity but a deep, personal concern for the people of South Asia. Literally his last words on earth were to implore the world to bring an end to conflict in part of the world, as he had in Bosnia beforeU.S. urged to replace Holbrooke quickly Dec 29, 2010
Sectarian violence now has become the No. 1 problem in Iraq, more than the insurgency. Or on a parSectarianism is new war in Iraq Mar 13, 2006
Ashraf Jehangir Qazi a Pakistani career diplomat (born 1942) in the United Nations. On September 4, 2007, the UN's Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appointed Ashraf Qazi as his new Special Representative in Sudan. His main task will be the supervision of the UN's peacekeeping force in Sudan's Southern region.
Between 2004 and 2007 he was the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in charge of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq. His predecessor, Sérgio Vieira de Mello, was killed in the Canal Hotel bombing on August 19, 2003.
Between 2002 and 2004 Qazi was Pakistan's ambassador to the United States.. Before that he was Pakistan's High Commissioner to India (since 1997), ambassador to China (1994-97), to Russia (1991-94), to then-East Germany (1990-91) and Syria (1986-88). While at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad, he served as Director of East Asia (1975-1978), Director-General for Policy Planning and Afghanistan (1982-1986) and Additional Foreign Secretary for Policy Planning, Afghanistan, Soviet Union and Eastern Europe (1988-1990).