18 Sep 2020 - NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council welcomed the start of Afghanistan Peace Negotiations in Doha, Qatar on 12 September 2020. The members of the Security Council reaffirmed the Security Council’s strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity of Afghanistan.
11 Sep 2020 - KABUL -The United Nations family in Afghanistan welcomes upcoming face-to-face peace talks between Afghan parties in Doha, Qatar. The suffering of the Afghan people has gone on for far too long.
10 Sep 2020 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attack today in Kabul on the official convoy of First Vice President Amrullah Saleh, which resulted in dozens of civilian casualties. The Secretary-General extends his deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.
05 Aug 2020 - NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place at a prison complex in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on 3 August 2020, which resulted in at least 29 people killed, including civilians and many wounded, for which ISIL has claimed responsibility.
30 Jul 2020 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement by the Government of Afghanistan and the Taliban of a ceasefire to enable the Afghan people to celebrate the Eid al-Adha holiday in peace.
27 Jul 2020 - KABUL- The first half of 2020 witnessed fluctuating levels of violence impacting civilians in Afghanistan, with the United Nations documenting 3,458 civilian casualties (1,282 killed and 2,176 injured), according to a new report released today.
09 Jul 2020 - KABUL - The Ambassadorial Anti-Corruption Group* is deeply concerned about the slowdown in Afghanistan’s anti-corruption efforts, as documented by the recently published UNAMA annual anti-corruption report.
02 Jul 2020 - KABUL- With the prospect of peace talks starting this month between Afghan government and Taliban negotiators, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) urges parties to redouble efforts at protecting civilians from harm and de-escalating the conflict in order to save lives and create a conducive environment for the upcoming talks in D
30 Jun 2020 - NEW YORK - The Security Council held a video conference on UNAMA/Afghanistan on 25 June, 2020. The members of the Security Council were briefed by Ms Deborah Lyons, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan, Ms Ghada Fathi Waly, Executive Director of UNODC, and Ms Shaharzad Akbar, Chairperson of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC).
23 May 2020 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement by the Government of Afghanistan and the Taliban of a ceasefire to enable the Afghan people to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday in peace.