KABUL - When Kai Eide started this job he had a two-year horizon - as had his predecessors.
Kai Eide has asked the United Nations Secretary-General to start the process to identify his successor.
11 December 2009 – It is a clear winter day in Mazar-i-Sharif.
The first snows of December have covered the nearby mountains white, on which a clear sky reflects its blue colour. On this cold Friday, the city sounds joyful. Today we play a game of buzkashi.
9 December 2009 - The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan, Kai Eide, today met with the US Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates in Kabul, where he presented his civilian agenda proposals for Afghanistan, first articulated at the ISAF Foreign Ministers meet
7 December 2009 - The United Nations faces unprecedented security challenges in many regions of the world, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the General Assembly’s budget committee today, as he sought support for almost $300 million in new funding to make the Organization and its staff safer.