Message from the Director-General (excerpt)
"The year 2001 was a turning point, but not only because it saw the end of one term of office and the beginning of another. The 1998 - 2001 achievement was to maintain stability while effecting radical change. But we have no inclination to rest on the laurels we won for our internal reform. Once this was done, new priorities topped our agenda. The priority for 2002 - 2005 is to use our newly-won stability to implement our robust and coherent portfolio of technical cooperation programmes to the full..."