Interview by MediaMe

Yvan C. Goudard : June 23, 2009 5:49 am : advertising, News

This interview was published in MediaMe on Sunday June 21st, 2009. Click here to read it on the original site.

Yvan Goudard is an accomplished creative professional with more than eighteen years experience, covering Tahiti to Afghanistan, North Africa, Europe and the Middle East. He is responsible for delivering creative TTL campaigns, and well-known for being a ‘freelance creative cell’ in winning pitches. more »

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LISA GANS: “I Still Don’t Know Why He Didn’t Shoot Me” Eyewitness To Terror At Kabul Hotel

Yvan C. Goudard : January 15, 2008 7:21 pm : News

Lisa is raising funds to support the family of the woman who was shot dead right next to her. If you are willing to contribute in any way, either financially, to raise awareness or in other way, please drop me a line and I will put you in touch with Lisa.

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From the Huffington Post, January 15, 2008

The following is an email sent by Lisa Gans, an NGO worker living in Kabul, to her friends and family following Monday’s attack on the Serena Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan. Lisa was trapped in the hotel during the attack and witnessed the events firsthand.

Hi all,

An hour ago I was rescued from the basement of the Serena Hotel in Kabul by ISAF forces. I’m a member of the gym there and had gone to work out. I’d just gone into the reception area to ask for an internet access card when several blasts shook the building and I and the only other person in the reception, a woman from the Philippines who worked in the hotel spa, heard gunfire and grenades. more »

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La guerre n’empêche pas le GSM de prospérer en Afghanistan

Yvan C. Goudard : June 12, 2007 7:09 pm : News, Roshan

12/06/2007 – 16h09 – © Reuters

afghanistan ladies with mobile phone

Photo prise le 11 juin 2007/REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Quatre ans après son lancement, Roshan, la première société de téléphone mobile d’Afghanistan, enregistre pour la première fois des bénéfices annuels et indique que le marché gagne environ 100.000 nouveaux clients par mois.

Première société de téléphone mobile d’Afghanistan, Roshan vient d’enregistrer pour la première fois des bénéfices annuels, quatre ans après son lancement.

Certes, ses employés doivent prendre quelques précautions contre les explosions de mines et les enlèvements, et les taliban auraient menacé de faire sauter ses tours de communication. La plupart de ses 1,3 million de clients ne savent ni lire, ni écrire. more »

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