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United Nations Panel Discussion on Justice Reform in Afghanistan


United Nations Headquarters
New York City
March 20, 2008

On March 20th, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations hosted a Panel Discussion on Justice Reform in Afghanistan. Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, the Permanent U.S. Representative to the United Nations, and Dr. Zahir Tanin, the Afghan Ambassador to the United Nations, made opening remarks before a standing-room only crowd at the Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium. The panel, led by Ambassador Thomas A. Schweich, U.S. Coordinator for Counternarcotics and Justice Reform in Afghanistan, included Dr. Zahir Tanin, Robert O’Brien, Partner at Arent Fox LLP, Judge Stephen Larson, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and Joan Winship, President of the International Association of Women Judges. [State Dept. photos]

UN Justice Reform Panel: From left to right, Ambassador Dr. Zahir Tanin, Robert O’Brien, Ambassador Tom Schweich, Judge Stephen Larson, and Joan Winship. [State Dept. photo]
UN Justice Reform Panel: From left to right, Ambassador Dr. Zahir Tanin, Robert O’Brien, Ambassador Tom Schweich, Judge Stephen Larson, and Joan Winship.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad. [State Dept. photo]
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad.
Afghan Ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Zahir Tanin. [State Dept. photo]
Afghan Ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Zahir Tanin.
Audience at the Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium. [State Dept. photo]
Audience at the Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium.


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