The UN has long warned both Morocco and the Polisario front against any action with might destabilize the region.In addition to threats of war, Handi also criticized the United Nations for not appointing a personal envoy after the resignation of Horst Kohler
for health reasons on May 22.She said that Sahrawis are "waiting for the appointment of the personal envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General as soon as possible.
In 2000 the then managing director of the IMF, Horst Kohler
, stepped off a plane into Nigeria's capital Abuja for a five-country "coast-to-coast" tour of the continent.
PARIS, May 24 (KUNA) -- French authorities said Friday that they regretted the announced resignation of Germany's Horst Kohler
and they praised his work as UN Special Representative for the disputed Western Sahara.
Le secretaire general de l'ONU, Antonio Guterres, a deplore les restrictions imposees par le Maroc a la liberte de mouvement de son envoye personnel, Horst Kohler
, et de la Minurso, regrettant que l'emissaire onusien n'ait toujours pas acces aux interlocuteurs locaux dans les territoires sahraouis occupes.
Pour sa part, le SG de l'ONU a souhaite voir [beaucoup moins que]l'ensemble des Etats membres[beaucoup plus grand que] de l'organisation soutenir les efforts onusiens, notamment ceux de Horst Kohler
, qui sont mandates par le Conseil de securite[beaucoup plus grand que].
"The Central African Republic supports the political process under the exclusive auspices of the United Nations Secretary-General and the facilitation of his Personal Envoy for the Sahara, Horst Kohler
, with a view to reaching a mutually acceptable and negotiated political solution to this dispute, as recommended by the Security Council since 2007," he insisted.
Antonio Guterres, Germany former Head of State Horst Kohler
, Finland's former Head of State Mrs.
to forge a long lasting solution in the conflict between the Kingdom of Morocco and Western Sahara, as well as mobilise the international community to support implementation of all United Nations Resolutions on Western Sahara so that the Saharawi people can also enjoy their inalienable right to self-determination and independence.
"The secretary-General underlines that the withdrawal of Frente Polisario elements from Guerguerat in April 2017, together with the earlier withdrawal of Moroccan elements from the area, was critical to creating an environment conducive to the resumption of dialogue under the auspices of his personal envoy Horst Kohler
Alongside Her Majesty, other members of the panel include former German President, Horst Kohler
; SwedenaACAOs Minister for International Development Cooperation, Gunilla Carlsson; Commissioner for Development for the European Commission, Andris Piebalgs; and MexicoaACAOs Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Patricia Espinosa.
The remaining 23 Panel members are: Fulbert Gero Amoussouga of Benin, Vanessa Petrelli CorrE[logical not]a of Brazil, Yingfan Wang of China, Maria Angela Holguin of Colombia, Jean-Michel Severino of France, Horst Kohler
of Germany, Naoto Kan of Japan, Queen Rania of Jordan, Betty Maina of Kenya, Abhijit Banerjee of India, Andris Piebalgs of Latvia, Patricia Espinosa of Mexico, Paul Polman of the Netherlands, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria, Elvira Nabiullina of the Russian Federation, GraE*a Machel of South Africa, Sung-Hwan Kim of the Republic of Korea, Gunilla Carlsson of Sweden, Emilia Pires of Timor-Leste, Kadir Topbas of Turkey, John Podesta of the United States of America, Tawakel Karman of Yemen, and the Secretary-General's Special Advisor on Post-2015 Development Planning, Amina J.