12 January 2010 - The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) is in the process of providing safe piped water to the residents of Jalalabad, the capital of the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar.
NEW YORK - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today outlined seven priorities for 2010, beginning with the urgent need for a renewed focus on sustainable development, including advancing efforts to achieve the globally agreed targets aimed at ending poverty, disease and hunger.
NEW YORK - The Security Council discussed the situation in Afghanistan today, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressing the twin needs to strengthen the Government’s role while coordinating “broader and more effective” international civilian efforts under the United Nations um
6 January 2010 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan Kai Eide, briefs the UN Security Council. Full speech as delivered below.
Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, Members of the Security Council:
NEW YORK - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, his Special Representative for Afghanistan Kai Eide, and Afghanistan's Ambassador to the United Nations in New York Zahir Tanin, have been addressing the Security Council. Full coverage follows.