Zahir Tanin

Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Kosovo, Head of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo


Zahir Tanin is special representative of the secretary-general for Kosovo, making him head of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). He is also the former permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the United Nations.

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Left to right: Barnett Rubin and Zahir Tanin. CREDIT: Johnson

JAN 26, 2015 Podcast

The Afghan Challenge

With a new president in charge, can Afghanistan find a way out of decades of conflict and oppression? What will be the effect of the ...