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Horst Köhler

Date of Birth: 22 February 1943


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Köhler leaves the hot seat

Horst Köhler's appointment as the UN Secretary-General António Guterres's Personal Envoy for Western Sahara in July 2017 was welcomed by Morocco for whom the former German President and International Monetary Fund chief was a professed 'close friend' who understood its historic claim to the disputed Western Sahara...

No wonder the Saharawi movement urged Guterres 'to act quickly to appoint a Personal Envoy with the same conviction as Horst Köhler'...


Cold war and glacial change

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has been looking to give peace talks new impetus supported by the former German President and former IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler as his special envoy...


Courtship and crackdowns

The recently appointed United Nations envoy former International Monetary Fund managing director and German President Horst Köhler is seen as more sympathetic to Rabat but has stayed silent as he seeks a way out of a still intractable problem...


Kenya: Virtue unrewarded

In discussions with officials in Nairobi on 7-8 July IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler pointed this out and later took it up with Kibaki at the African Union summit in Mozambique...


The terror factor

Bank President Wolfensohn and IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler are squeezed between Western treasuries demanding better returns for their aid dollars and radicals who focus on policy failings...


Carrots for Kinshasa

Politically it seems IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler has dropped demands for the laborious Inter-Congolese dialogue to succeed as a precondition for funding...


Interregnum

Callisto Madavo the Bank's Vice-President for Africa spent five days there in February and IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler dropped in at the end of April as part of an African tour...


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