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Afternoon Session - Afghanistan Conference 2020
24 Nov 2020 -  Afternoon Session
Chaired by:
H.E. Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade of Finland
H.E. Abdul Hadi Arghandehwal, Minister of Finance of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Ms. Deborah Lyons, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the UN for Afghanistan

Bilateral Statements
Spain- H.E. Ms. Cristina Gallach Figueras, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and for Ibero-America and the Caribbean of Spain
Korea- H.E. Mr. Kyung-chul Lee, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan of the Republic of Korea
Montenegro- H.E. Mr. Vladimir Vucinic, Director General for NATO and Security Policy of Montenegro
Portugal- H.E. Ms. Madalena Fischer, Director General for Foreign Policy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal
Azerbaijan- H.E. Mr. Vaqif Sadiqov, Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to UNOG
Bahrain- H.E. Dr. Yusuf Abdulkarim Bucheeri, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Geneva
Bangladesh- H.E. Mr. Mustafizur Rahman, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to UNOG
Belgium- H.E. Mr. Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Belgium to UNOGbr> Egypt- H.E. Mr. Alaa Youssef, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Egypt to UNOG
Jordan- H.E. Mr. Walid Obeidat, Permanent Representative of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to UNOG
Malaysia- H.E. Dr. Ahmad Faisal Muhamad, Permanent Representative of Malaysia to UNOG
Mongolia- H.E. Mr. Lundeg Purevsuren, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Mongolia to UNOG
New Zealand- H.E. Mr. Hamish MacMaster, Non-resident Ambassador of New Zealand to Kabul
ADB- Mr. Shixin Chen, Vice President of the Asian Development Bank
IMF- Mr. Zeine Zeidane, Deputy Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department of the International Monetary Fund
World Bank- Mr. Hartwig Schafer, Vice President for the South Asia Region of the World Bank Group
SCO- Mr. Vladimir Norov, Secretary General, Shanghai Cooperation Organization
SAARC- Mr. Esala Weerakoon, Secretary-General of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
Germany- H.E. Mr. Heiko Maas, Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany
Iceland- H.E. Mr. Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development Cooperation of Iceland
ICRC- Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross
IOM- Mr. António Vitorino, Director-General of IOM
NATO- Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO
OIC- Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen, Secretary General of OIC
OSCE- Ms. Tuula Yrjölä, Officer-in-Charge, Secretary General and Director of the Conflict Prevention Centre of the OSCE
UNDP- Mr. Achim Steiner, Administrator of the UN Development Programme
UNESCO- Ms. Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO
UNFPA- Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the UN Population Fund
UNHABITAT- Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of the UN Human Settlements Programme
UNHCR- Mr. Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
USA- H.E. Mr. Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State of the United States of America
USA- H.E. Mr. David Hale, The Under Secretary for Political Affairs of the United States of America
UNMAS- Ms. Ilene Cohn, Deputy Director and Officer-in-Charge, UN Mine Action Service
UNOCHA- Mr. Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Chief
UNODC- Ms. Ghada Waly, Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime
WFP- Mr. David Beasley, Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme
WHO- Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization
UNICEF- Ms. Henrietta Fore, Executive Director for the UN Children's Fund
UN Women- Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka’s, Executive Director of UN Women
AKDN- Ms. Sheherazade Hirji, Aga Khan Development Network Diplomatic Representative for Afghanistan
FAO- Mr. Jong-Jin Kim, Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific of the Food and Agricultural Organization
ILO- Ms. Chihoko Asada-Miyakawa, Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific of ILO
OECD- Mr. William Tompson, Head of the Eurasia Division of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
UNIDO- Mr. Ciyong Zou, Managing Director for the UN Industrial Development Organization
Finland- H.E. Mr. Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade of Finland

Closing and Joint Communiqué
• H.E. Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade of Finland
• H.E. Abdul Hadi Arghandehwal, Minister of Finance of Afghanistan
• H.E. Mohammad Haneef Atmar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan
• H.E. Deborah Lyons, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the UN for Afghanistan
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