28 Jul 2021 - KABUL - 1. The twenty-third Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board (JCMB) meeting was held on Wednesday July 28, 2021 at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. The main purpose of the meeting was to review progress on the Afghanistan Partnership Framework (APF) so that a positive Joint Review can be obtained at the Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in November leading to continuation of external assistance as pledged at the Afghanistan 2020 Conference hel
26 Jul 2021 - KABUL - Civilian casualties in Afghanistan in the first half of 2021 reached record levels, including a particularly sharp increase in killings and injuries since May when international military forces began their withdrawal and the fighting intensified following the Taliban’s offensive.
19 Jul 2021 - NEW YORK - In response to questions, the Spokesperson said The Secretary-General is encouraged by the joint declaration by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban issued in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday agreeing to accelerate their high-level engagements in order to find a “timely and just solution” to the conflict, and echoes the joint statement issued by the diplomatic missions of 15 countries, NATO and the EU to Afghanistan today calling for the end of violence, a per
14 Jul 2021 - KABUL – The United Nations in Afghanistan is increasingly concerned with the number of reported serious human rights abuses and violations alleged in communities most affected by the ongoing military offensive across the country.The reports of killing, ill-treatment, persecution and discrimination are widespread and disturbing, creating fear and insecurity. Those who carry out any such acts must be held accountable.
07 Jul 2021 - I welcome today’s ministerial level meeting on Afghanistan, as a clear signal of the sense of urgency that the region feels in light of the rapidly developing situation across Afghanistan.
22 Jun 2021 - KABUL - The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Deborah Lyons, today briefed the Security Council on the situation in Afghanistan.Lyons highlighted current major trends adversely impacting the country —politics, security, the peace process, the economy, the humanitarian emergency, and COVID.
19 Jun 2021 - I. Introduction
1. The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/11 and Security Council resolution 2543 (2020), in which the Secretary-General was requested to report every three months on developments in Afghanistan.
12 May 2021 - KABUL - I warmly extend Eid Mubarak wishes to all Afghans on behalf of the United Nations in Afghanistan. We share your hopes for an Eid free of conflict so every family can celebrate this special and important time in peace.
03 May 2021 - Joint statement of the missions in Afghanistan of Australia, Canada, Denmark, EU Delegation, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, USA and United Kingdom KABUL - Today we join Afghanistan in celebrating World Press Freedom Day. Afghanistan's vibrant media sector is one of the country’s greatest success stories of the last two decades.