Afghanistan

  • December 2018

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council will hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan and will consider the latest Secretary-General’s report on UNAMA. Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Special Representative for Afghanistan and head of UNAMA, is expected to brief. A civil society representative might also brief.   The mandate of UNAMA expires on 17 March 2019.

  • September 2018

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Council will hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan and will consider the latest Secretary-General’s report on UNAMA. Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and head of UNAMA, is expected to brief. A civil society representative might also brief. The mandate of UNAMA expires on 17 March 2019.

  • 22 July 2018

    Afghanistan Presidential Statement

    What's in Blue

    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...

  • June 2018

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council will hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan and will consider the latest Secretary-General’s report on UNAMA. Special Representative for Afghanistan and head of UNAMA Tadamichi Yamamoto is expected to brief. A representative from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime might also brief. The mandate of UNAMA expires on 17 March 2019.

  • 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...

  • March 2018

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Council will renew the mandate of UNAMA, which expires on 17 March. It will also hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan, during which it will consider the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on UNAMA. The debate is scheduled to coincide with International Women’s Day (8 March), and the Netherlands, the Council president in March, and the penholder on Afghanistan, may encourage members to highlight women’s issues in their statements.   Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and head of UNAMA, is expected to brief.

  • 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...

  • The January 2018 Council President Kazakhstan will hold a ministerial-level debate on the threats to international peace and security focusing on the topic: “Building Regional Partnership in Afghanistan and Central Asia as a Model to Link Security and Development”. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov will chair the debate, and Secretary-General António Guterres is expected to brief. Afghan Minister of Foreign Affairs Salahuddin Rabbani will address the Council. The Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement. 

  • December 2017

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council will hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan and will consider the latest Secretary-General’s report on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). The Special Representative and head of UNAMA, Tadamichi Yamamoto, is expected to brief. 

  • 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...

  • September 2017

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Council will hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan, during which it will consider the latest Secretary-General’s report on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). The Special Representative and head of UNAMA, Tadamichi Yamamoto, is expected to brief. 

  • June 2017

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council will hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan, during which it will consider the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and head of UNAMA, Tadamichi Yamamoto, is expected to brief. 

  • 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...

  • March 2017

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Council will renew the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), which expires on 17 March. It will also hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan, during which it will consider the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on UNAMA. Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in Afghanistan and head of UNAMA, is expected to brief.

  • December 2016

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council will hold its quarterly debate on Afghanistan, during which it will consider the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). The Secretary-General’s Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamo, is expected to brief. The Chair of the Sanctions Committee, Gerard van Bohemen (New Zealand), may also brief on his recent visit to Afghanistan.