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Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations

Volume 473: debated on Monday 17 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what changes have been made to the mandate of the incoming UN Special Representative for Afghanistan as compared with that of his predecessor; and if he will make a statement. (194185)

[holding answer 14 March 2008]: The terms of reference for the new UN Special Representative for Afghanistan are a matter for the UN Secretary-General. It is important that Kai Eide has strong terms of reference to carry out his vital role of co-ordinating the efforts of the international community in Afghanistan.