Horst Koehler

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Horst Koehler

A German economist, banker and politician. He served in the Finance Ministry and as president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. From 2000 to 2004, he was chief at the International Monetary Fund and from 2004 to 2010 he was President of Germany. He was born in 1943.
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Horst Kohler, Envoye personnel du Secretaire general des Nations Unies pour le Sahara marocain.
Ould Salek a rappele que l'Envoye special du Secretaire General de l'ONU, Horst Kohler, a mene des discussions separees, recemment a Berlin (Allemagne), avec les deux parties opposes, ainsi que les representants des pays voisins, en vue d'organiser des negociations directes auxquelles le Front Polisario s'engage mais en excluant toute solution qui ne garantit pas le droit du peuple sahraoui a l'autodetermination et a l'independance.
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," the
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian received Wednesday the new UN envoy for the Western Sahara Horst Kohler, a German national, to discuss the situation.
Guterres said that "the withdrawal of the elements of the polisario front of Guerguerat in April 2017, as well as the previous withdrawal of Moroccan elements from the region, were essential to create an environment conducive to the resumption of dialogue under the auspices of his personal envoy Horst Kohler.
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.
Horst Kohler, appointed in 2000, got the millennium started on a bad note.
Pero no sera asi ya que recientemente el presidente Horst Kohler de Alemania justifico la participacion su pais en Afganistan diciendo: "Frente a la duda y la necesidad, comprometerse militarmente puede ser necesario para proteger nuestros intereses .
A special electoral college will gather in Berlin on Wednesday to decide who becomes Germany's new president following the resignation of Horst Kohler.
Horst Kohler announced, on 31 May, his resignation as federal president of Germany, an office he has held since 2004.
RIGA -- Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis (New Era) met with German President Horst Kohler and Bavarian Economy, Transport and Technology Minister Martin Zeil within the framework of the Munich Economic Summit last week, reports news agency LETA.
A relevant bill has yet to be approved by the German parliament and signed by President Horst Kohler.