KABUL/NEW YORK - The following is a transcript of a briefing by video-conference to the United Nations Security Council by the Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and OIC UNAMA, Ms. Ingrid Hayden on the situation in Afghanistan.
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place at the Dharamshala Sikh Temple in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 25 March 2020, which resulted in at least 25 people killed and many wounded, for which ISIL-K has clai
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General condemns the attack today in Kabul on a Sikh-Hindu temple in which dozens of civilians were killed and injured. He expresses his deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.
KABUL - Given the mounting number of incidents this month in which civilians have been killed and injured in the Afghan conflict, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) urges all parties to further reduce levels of violence, to take all feasible measures to protect civilian
NEW YORK - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Deborah Lyons of Canada as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).
KABUL - I depart Kabul with one wish, a wish that I share with millions of Afghans: for peace to return to Afghanistan.
May 2020 be the year that the war ends and Afghans can look forward with hope to a peaceful and flourishing society that they so richly deserve.
KABUL - The United Nations in Afghanistan marks International Women’s Day under the global theme of “I Am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights” to leverage individual and collective efforts to make gender equality and women’s rights a living reality.
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attack today in Kabul at a commemoration of the life of Afghan leader Abdul Ali Mazari. He expresses his deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Afghanistan.
KABUL - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns today’s attack in Kabul. Initial reports indicate that the attack killed nearly 30 civilians and injured many more, among them women and children.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes the successful conclusion of a seven-day period of reduced violence, which is expected to lead to the start of intra-Afghan negotiations.