"Lakhdar Brahimi" is an Algerian United Nations diplomat, who served as the United Nations and Arab League Special Envoy to Syria until May 14, 2014.
He is also a member of The Elders (organization)/The Elders, a group of world leaders working for global peace. Brahimi is a member of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor, the first global initiative to focus specifically on the link between exclusion, poverty and law. He is also a member of the Global Leadership Foundation, an organization which works to promote good governance around the world. He is currently a distinguished senior fellow at the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a governing board member of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. He would relinquish his post as UN Special Envoy to Syria on 31 May 2014.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous public servants! More Lakhdar Brahimi on Wikipedia.