UN envoy Yamamoto at Security Council on the situation in Afghanistan

10 Sep 2019

UN envoy Yamamoto at Security Council on the situation in Afghanistan

NEW YORK - The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, today briefed the Security Council on the situation in Afghanistan.

Yamamoto highlighted key developments around peace efforts, upcoming elections, human rights, women’s empowerment and the humanitarian situation. He spoke about the harsh realities of life for many Afghans and the human cost of the war which continues to inflict a devastating toll on civilians.

Read the Security Council briefing by SRSG Yamamoto

Read the Secretary-General's reoprt of the situation in Afghanistan