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Statement by H.E. Dr. Zahir Tanin Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the United Nations At the Security Council Debate on Children and Armed Conflict Mr. President Allow me to begin by expressing my delegation’s gratitude to Viet Nam’s Presidency for convening today’s meeting on Children and Armed Conflict. This meeting provides an opportunity to renew our strong commitment in ensuring the protection and rights of children in armed conflict as well as reviewing progress made in this respect. We would also like to express our appreciation to Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative of the Secretary General…

Kazakhstan’s National Voluntary Presentation: National Report on the Achievement of Kazakhstan’s strategic priorities to 2030 in the light of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Statement made by H.E. Dr. Zahir Tanin, Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations Mr. President, Let me begin by congratulating H.E. Deputy Foreign Minister, Nurlan Danenov, for his presentation and for sharing Kazakhstan’s experiences and progress made towards the implementation of its national development strategy with a view to achieving the MDGs. This presentation is especially interesting and opportune for Afghanistan which has launched its own National Development Strategy (ANDS) during the recent Paris…

Statement by H.E. Dr. Zahir Tanin Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the United Nations At the Security Council Debate on Women, Peace and Security: Sexual Violence in Situations of Armed Conflict Mr. President, At the outset I would like to thank the United States for organizing this open debate on a very important protection gap, namely sexual and gender based violence in armed conflict and post conflict situations. Mr. President, In situations of armed conflict and periods of instability, armed groups often use violence against civilians, especially women, as a deliberate tactic of war. In Afghanistan,…

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