UN peacekeeping chief visits Sudan.
October 6, 2008 (EL FASHER) -- The newly appointed head of the United Nations Department for peacekeeping Operations arrived in Khartoum today, on his first visit to Sudan since he assumed his post.
Alain Le Roy
During his seven-day visit to Sudan, Alain will tour the two peacekeeping operations in the southern and western Sudan. The 10000 troops of the UNMIS UNMIS United Nations Mission in Sudan started their mission after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA (Computer Press Association, Landing, NJ) An earlier membership organization founded in 1983 that promoted excellence in computer journalism. Its annual awards honored outstanding examples in print, broadcast and electronic media. The CPA disbanded in 2000. ) in 2005 while the UNAMID UNAMID United Nations - African Union Mission in Darfur operates in Darfur to support the implementation of a Darfur Peace Agreement signed between Khartoum and one rebel group. Le Roy met today with the Secretary-General's Special Representative, Ashraf Qazi Ashraf Jehangir Qazi (b. 1942) is a career diplomat in the United Nations.
On september 4th 2007, the UN's Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appointed Ashraf Qazi as his new Special Representative in Sudan. , and other senior officials from UNMIS. He is scheduled to visit Kadugli, Abyei, Juba and El Obeid El O·beid also Al U·bay·yid
A city of central Sudan southwest of Khartoum. Founded in the 1820s, it is an important transshipment center. Population: 356,000. , and meet with leadership of the Government of National Unity and the Government of Southern Sudan and other key interlocutors. Le Roy will visit the headquarters of the AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) in El Fasher, North Darfur, on Wednesday 08 October, "as the first leg of a visit that will also take him to Nyala nyala: see bushbuck.
Slender antelope (Tragelaphus angasi) of South Africa having a crest of hair along the back from head to tail and standing 3.5 ft (110 cm). in South Darfur and El Geneina in West Darfur." He will hold discussions on the U.N. biggest peacekeeping operation with the head of the UNAMID, Rodolphe Adada and senior officials, the Governors of the three Darfur states and the Minni Minawi who leads a former rebel faction that signed a peace agreement with the Sudanese government. During his tour, Le Roy will be visiting UNAMID battalions and team sites, several camps of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), UN Agencies, Programs and Funds. Alain Le Roy was appointed by the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon on 30 June 2008. He replaces Jean-Marie GuE[umlaut umlaut (m`lout) [Ger.,=transformed sound], in inflection, variation of vowels of the type of English man to men. ]henno, who worked at the head of this department since October 2000. Both are French nationals. (ST)
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