3 Sep 2020
UN envoy Lyons briefing the Security Council on the situation in Afghanistan
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Deborah Lyons, today briefed the Security Council on the situation in Afghanistan.
Lyons highlighted key developments around peace, human rights, the humanitarian situation and other pressing issues. The envoy, who is also head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) reiterated the imperative for intra-Afghan peace talks and a political solution to halt the conflict.
Read the Security Council briefing by SRSG Lyons
Read the Secretary-General's report on the situation in Afghanistan