Tagged: Kai Eide

Top UN official in Afghanistan wants to leave

The top U.N. official in Afghanistan said Friday he will not renew his contract when it expires in March after a two-year tenure marred by controversy over his handling of the country’s fraud-marred presidential...

UN envoy Eide strongly criticized

Afghanistan has strongly criticised senior UN official Kai Eide, a Norwegian diplomat, for asking Aghanistan to clamp down on corruption, accusing him of disrespecting the country’s sovereignty, reports Norway Post Eide, UN’s special envoy to Afghanistan, was among those...

Kai Eide: Abdullah’s withdrawal regrettable

The United Nations special envoy to Afghanistan, Kai Eide, on Nov. 1 lamented the decision by Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah to withdraw from the runoff election, reports Monster and Critics “It is regrettable...

The Crown Prince visited Afghanistan

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited Afghanistan on 24 August with General Sverre Diesen. The Crown Prince received an introduction into the contribution of the Norwegian Armed Forces to stabilising and rebuilding the...

Eide calls for three weeks of peace in Afghanistan

The U.N. special envoy for Afghanistan called for three weeks of peace in the nation as part of an international campaign through Sept. 21. Kai Eide, the U.N. special envoy for Afghanistan, teamed up...

Norwegian officers escape Kabul bomb attack

On August 15, about 20 Norwegian officers escaped unharmed when a suicide car bomb went off near the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) military headquarters in the heart Kabul. Seven people were killed, and nearly 100 others were wounded....

Kai Eide visits US detention facilities at Bagram

The UN Special Representative for Afghanistan, Kai Eide, visited US military detention facilities at Bagram this past week as part of ongoing efforts to examine conditions for detainees. The visit was part of a...

NATO PA’s Spring Session to be held in Oslo

The Norwegian Parliament will host the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Spring Session from 22 to 26 May, bringing together in Oslo some 300 parliamentarians from the 28 NATO member countries from North America and Europe...

Kai Eide speaks about the situation in Afghanistan

International priorities in Afghanistan – including security, long-term institution-building and stability throughout the coming elections – remain valid, but what is lacking is adequate resources and political will, the top United Nations envoy from...