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Acting Director-General Leads Commemoration in Memory of Staff Killed in Kabul, 17 January 2014

Acting Director-General Leads Commemoration in Memory of Staff Killed in Kabul, 17 January 2014

20 January 2014

The Acting Director-General led a commemoration in memory of staff killed in Kabul, Afghanistan on 17 January 2014. Also taking part in the ceremony alongside United Nations staff were the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the President of the Human Rights Council, the President of the Staff Coordinating Council and a number of representatives of countries present at the Special Session of the Human Rights Council. The Acting Director-General stressed that each life lost in the line of duty was one life too many and that the United Nations remained fully committed to supporting the people of Afghanistan.