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Steiner, Ismat

Ismat Steiner (Tanzania) Diplomat, International Civil servant Mr. Ismat Steiner was one of the first United Nations Representatives to arrive in Namibia during its transition to independence. He served as the head of the UN's office in the Otjiwarongo region. Prior to Mr. Steiner's posting in Namibia, he worked in the Department of Political and Security Council Affairs (DPA) [...]

Posted in Namibia, Namibia Question, Political Affairs

Crocker, Chester

(United States, 1941 – ) Professor Professor Chester Crocker served as the United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in 1981. As Assistant Secretary of State, he was the principal diplomatic architect and mediator in the negotiations among Angola, Cuba and South Africa that led to Namibia's transition to independence and to the withdrawal of Cuban forces from [...]

Posted in Angola, Namibia