H.E. Ambassador Dr. Fatimie Participates in Symposium Concerning the 70th Anniversary of the UN

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March 16, 2015: The United Nations faces many challenges in its capacity to effectively deal with crises in the contemporary world. On the invitation of MoFA Japan, His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Fatimie represented Afghanistan and participated in a symposium which addressed such challenges while recognizing the international body's 70th Anniversary. Headlining the event's proceedings were two speeches, one delivered by Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Mr. Shinzo Abe, which outlined Japan's longstanding leadership and support within the United Nations' framework to improve human security for the betterment of humankind.

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The other speech was conducted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon who expressed His appreciation for Japan's efforts toward achieving world peace and outlined some of the challenges that are evolving and spreading with great speed. H.E. General Secretary Mr. Ban also articulated His vision of supporting young people to not only be leaders in the future but also to take on roles of leadership in the present world.