Insights: Afghanistan

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    Debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

    Tomorrow morning (18 September) the Council is scheduled to hold its quarterly debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and head of UNAMA, is expected to brief, while...

    posted on WED 17 SEP 2014
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    UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan Debate and Draft Presidential Statements

    Tomorrow morning (25 June), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNAMA Ján Kubis (via VTC) and Executive Director of the UN...

    posted on TUE 24 JUN 2014
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    Adoption of Resolution on 1988 Taliban Sanctions Regime

    Tomorrow morning (17 June), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution making minor adjustments to the functioning of the 1988 Taliban sanctions regime. This adoption follows a review of the implementation of the sanctions regime, called for in...

    posted on MON 16 JUN 2014
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    Council to renew mandate of UNAMA and hold Afghanistan debate

    On Monday (17 March), the Security Council will vote to renew the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), and hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan. Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, will brief the Council...

    posted on FRI 14 MAR 2014
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    Afghanistan: International Security Assistance Force Reauthorisation

    Tomorrow morning (10 October), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution reauthorising the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan until 31 December 2014. Australia, the penholder on Afghanistan, circulated the draft resolution to Council members in mid-September....

    posted on WED 9 OCT 2013
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    Debate on UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

    Tomorrow morning (19 September), the Security Council will hold its quarterly debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNAMA, is expected to brief, focusing on the recent...

    posted on WED 18 SEP 2013
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    Quarterly Afghanistan Debate

    Tomorrow morning the Council is scheduled to hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan. Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is expected to brief. No Council outcome is anticipated at...

    posted on WED 19 JUN 2013
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    Afghanistan Debate and Renewal of UN Mission

    Tomorrow morning (19 March) the Council is scheduled to hold its quarterly debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and to adopt a resolution renewing UNAMA’s mandate for an additional year. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and the Special Representative...

    posted on MON 18 MAR 2013
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    Adoptions for the Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committees

    On Monday morning (17 December) the Council is scheduled to adopt two resolutions — on the 1267/1989 (Al-Qaida) sanctions and 1988 (Taliban) sanctions. Both adoptions had been originally scheduled for 13 December, but were postponed as members needed more time...

    posted on SUN 16 DEC 2012
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    Interactive Dialogue on Afghanistan

    On 26 November (Monday), the Security Council is planning to hold an informal interactive dialogue with Salahuddin Rabbani, the chair of the Afghan High Peace Council entrusted with promoting peace and reconciliation with insurgents in Afghanistan. It seems Rabbani is...

    posted on WED 21 NOV 2012
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    Afghanistan ISAF Resolution Reauthorisation

    A Security Council draft resolution reauthorising the mandate of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan for twelve months is currently under silence. The draft is scheduled for adoption tomorrow morning (9 October). (This adoption is expected to take...

    posted on MON 8 OCT 2012
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    Afghanistan Debate

    Tomorrow afternoon (20 September), the Council is scheduled to hold its quarterly debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). Jan Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNAMA, is expected to brief. At press time,...

    posted on WED 19 SEP 2012
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    Debate on UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

    Tomorrow morning (27 June) the Council is scheduled to hold its quarterly debate on the situation in Afghanistan. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, is set to brief. It also appears that there is interest in having Stephen Evans, NATO’s...

    posted on TUE 26 JUN 2012
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    OCHA Briefing in Consultations on Afghanistan

    Tomorrow (17 May), the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, is set to brief the Council in consultations on her recent trip to Afghanistan. It is likely that Jan Kubis, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and...

    posted on WED 16 MAY 2012
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    Debate on Afghanistan

    The Council is scheduled to hold a debate on the situation in Afghanistan this morning (20 March), which is likely to include discussion on the Secretary-General’s recent report (S/2012/133). Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for UNAMA, is...

    posted on TUE 20 MAR 2012