Top UN human rights official to visit Afghanistan
During her week-long visit to the strife-torn nation, Ms. Arbour will meet with President Hamid Karzai, as well as senior Government officials and representatives of the judiciary and the Parliament, according to a statement issued by her office.
She will also hold discussions with members of the UN family and representatives of the international armed forces operating in the country.
In addition, the High Commissioner will meet with representatives of civil society and victims of human rights violations, as well as with the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission.
This is Ms. Arbour’s second visit to Afghanistan as High Commissioner. Her first visit was in 2005.