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5 Mar. 2019

Sir Nicholas Kay arrives as the new NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan

Sir Nicholas has arrived in Kabul to take up his role as the NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan.

5 Dec. 2018

UK Ambassador Sir Nicholas Kay appointed as new NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced on Wednesday (5 December 2018) that he has appointed Sir Nicholas Kay of the United Kingdom as the next NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan. Mr. Stoltenberg made the announcement following a meeting of Foreign Ministers on the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission.

17 Nov. 2014

Turkish Ambassador named next NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has appointed Ambassador Ismail Aramaz as the next NATO Senior Civilian Representative (SCR) in Afghanistan. He is expected to take up his new post early next year.

29 Sep. 2014

NATO congratulates Ghani and Abdullah on inauguration day

Ambassador Maurits Jochems, NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan, attended the swearing of Dr. Ashraf Ghani as President of Afghanistan at a ceremony held today [Monday, 29 September] in Kabul. The event also saw the appointment of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah as Chief Executive Officer of the National Unity Government, as agreed by the two candidates on 21 September.

8 Feb. 2013

NATO's Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan looks forward to 2013 and beyond

This year marks a milestone in Afghanistan – the final areas marked for security transition will be handed over to Afghan lead. The transition process itself will run until the end of 2014.

19 Sep. 2012

Press briefing with NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan

Ambassador Simon Gass briefed the press for the last time in his capacity as NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan. Looking back at his 18-months tenure, he focused on achievements made in taking forward the transition process and increasing the capacity of Afghanistan's national security forces.

7 Aug. 2012

Dutch Diplomat named NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has appointed Ambassador Maurits R. Jochems as the next NATO Senior Civilian Representative (SCR) in Afghanistan.

13 Jan. 2012

Working towards transition in Afghanistan

Ambassador Simon Gass is NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan. In an interview with NATOchannel.tv 2 weeks into the new year, he talked about the priorities for 2012 and highlighted a number of different issues.

14 Apr. 2011

New NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan assumes duties

The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, welcomed the new NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan, Ambassador Simon Gass, at the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Berlin, Germany, on 14 April 2011.

9 Feb. 2011

NATO Secretary General appoints new Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan

The NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, announced today his decision to appoint Ambassador Simon Gass as the new Senior Civilian Representative (SCR) in Afghanistan, replacing Ambassador Mark Sedwill, who has served as SCR in Kabul since February 2010.

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