Insights: Afghanistan

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    Afghanistan: Council to Vote on UNAMA Mandate*

    Today (16 September), the Security Council is scheduled to renew the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). The negotiations were difficult, and there are currently two drafts in blue that would both renew the mandate for...

    posted on MON 16 SEP 2019
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    UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Mandate Renewal*

    This afternoon (15 March), the Security Council is expected to vote on a “technical rollover” resolution to extend the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for six months until 17 September. While five rounds of negotiations of...

    posted on FRI 15 MAR 2019
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    Afghanistan Presidential Statement

    On Monday morning (23 July), the Security Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement on the electoral process in Afghanistan. This follows the conclusion of the voter registration process on 18 July for this year’s parliamentary and district council...

    posted on SUN 22 JUL 2018
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    UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA): Debate and Mandate Renewal

    The Council will hold its regular quarterly debate on Afghanistan on Thursday (8 March), during which a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is expected to be adopted. Briefers are expected to include Special...

    posted on WED 7 MAR 2018
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    Debate on Afghanistan and Central Asia and Security Council Visiting Mission to Afghanistan

    Tomorrow (19 January), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level debate on the threats to international peace and security focusing on: “Building Regional Partnership in Afghanistan and Central Asia as a Model to Link Security and Development”. Kazakhstan’s Minister of...

    posted on THU 18 JAN 2018
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    Arria-formula Meeting on Linking Security, Development and Peace in the Central Asian Region

    This afternoon (27 November), Security Council members will take part in an open Arria-formula meeting on “Partners for Afghanistan: Linking Security, Development and Peace in the Central Asian Region”. The meeting is co-organised by Kazakhstan, Afghanistan and Germany. Briefings are...

    posted on MON 27 NOV 2017
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    UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan: Mandate Renewal

    Tomorrow (17 March), the Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) until 17 March 2018. The adoption was initially to take place during the debate on Afghanistan on 10...

    posted on THU 16 MAR 2017
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    Afghanistan Debate and Resolution

    Tomorrow (15 March), the Security Council is scheduled to hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan and adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for an additional year. Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head...

    posted on MON 14 MAR 2016
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    Resolution on 1988 Afghanistan Sanctions Committee

    On Monday (21 December), the Council is expected to adopt a resolution making adjustments to the 1988 Afghanistan Sanctions regime. This follows a review of the implementation of the sanctions regime, called for in resolution 2160 of June 2014, the...

    posted on FRI 18 DEC 2015
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    Debate on UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

    On Thursday (17 September), the Council will hold its quarterly debate on UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNAMA Nicholas Haysom and Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime...

    posted on WED 16 SEP 2015
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    Afghanistan: Renewal of UN Mission Mandate and Debate

    On 16 March (Monday), the Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for an additional year during the quarterly UNAMA debate. Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of...

    posted on FRI 13 MAR 2015
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    Arria-Formula Meeting on Human Rights in UN Peace Operations

    Tomorrow morning (23 January), Lithuania is hosting an Arria-formula meeting with heads of human rights components of UN peace operations. The meeting, which is open to Council members and invited UN staff only, is expected to focus on the impact...

    posted on THU 22 JAN 2015
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    Debate on Afghanistan

    Tomorrow morning (18 December), the Council is expected to hold its quarterly debate on the situation in Afghanistan. Nicholas Haysom, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), and Yuri Fedotov, the Executive...

    posted on WED 17 DEC 2014
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    Adoption of Resolution on Resolute Support Mission (Afghanistan)

    Tomorrow morning (12 December) the Council is expected to adopt a resolution on the Resolute Support Mission (RSM), a NATO mission designed to train, advise and assist Afghan security forces post-2014. The draft resolution was put under silence this morning...

    posted on THU 11 DEC 2014
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    Women, Peace and Security: Open Debate and Presidential Statement

    The Security Council will hold its annual open debate on women, peace and security tomorrow (28 October). As president of the Council for October, Argentina has chosen to focus the debate on the effects of displacement on women, including both...

    posted on MON 27 OCT 2014