NEW YORK - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's briefing to the Security Council on Afghanistan.
Let me begin by offering my warmest greetings for the New Year, 2010.
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.
KABUL - Dozens of United Nations personnel made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty last year with at least 28 civilian staff members and seven peacekeeping troops killed in deadly attacks, the world body’s staff union said today, urging nations to sign a global treaty pro
6 January 2010 - The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Kai Eide, will address the United Nations Security Council in New York today, on his expectations for Afghanistan in the next six to nine months, including the agenda for the forthcoming international conferences
KABUL - As temperatures drop around the country, United Nations agencies, their partners, and the Afghan Government, are working together to provide relief supplies to help some 200,000 vulnerable people cope with the harsh winter country-wide, including eastern provinces.
4 January 2010 - There is currently no indication of an early improvement in the security situation in Afghanistan, which deteriorated last year – dramatically so in Kabul, the capital – and a better coordinated international effort is crucial to reversing overall negative trends, according to th