Afghanistan

  • 27 January 2023

    Afghanistan: Closed Consultations

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    This afternoon (27 January), Council members will convene for closed consultations on Afghanistan. The meeting was requested by France, Japan, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to discuss Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s recent visit to Afghanistan. Mohammed is expected...

  • 12 January 2023

    Afghanistan: Private Meeting*

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    Tomorrow morning (13 January), the Security Council will hold a private meeting on Afghanistan. Japan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)—the new co-penholders on Afghanistan—requested the meeting, citing the Taliban’s recent edict banning women from working for national and international...

  • 19 December 2022

    Afghanistan: Briefing and Consultations

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    Tomorrow morning (20 December), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on Afghanistan. Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Roza Otunbayeva, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs...

  • This morning (16 December), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the Monitoring Team supporting the 1988 Afghanistan Sanctions Committee. The same monitoring team also supports the 1267/1989/2253 Islamic State in Iraq...

  • December 2022

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Security Council will convene for its quarterly meeting on Afghanistan. Special Representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Roza Otunbayeva and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths are expected to brief. The Council will also be briefed by Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj (India) in her capacity as chair of the 1988 Afghanistan Sanctions Committee. Closed consultations are scheduled to follow the open briefing.

  • 16 November 2022

    Arria-formula Meeting on Afghanistan

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    Tomorrow (17 November) at 10 am EST, Russia will convene an Arria-formula meeting titled “Preventing Economic Collapse and Exploring Prospects for Recovery and Development in Afghanistan”. The meeting, which will take place in the Trusteeship Council chamber, is open to...

  • 23 October 2022

    Arria-formula Meeting on Afghanistan

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    Tomorrow (24 October), Security Council members will hold a closed Arria-formula meeting titled “Engaging Afghanistan”. The meeting has been organised by Norway, the penholder on the file, and will take place at the offices of Norway’s permanent mission to the...

  • 26 September 2022

    Afghanistan: Briefing and Closed Consultations

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    Tomorrow (27 September), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on Afghanistan. Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan Markus Potzel, Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Fathi Waly, and a...

  • September 2022

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Security Council will convene for its quarterly meeting on Afghanistan. An official from the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) and a representative of civil society are expected to brief.

  • 26 August 2022

    Afghanistan: Briefing

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    On Monday afternoon (29 August), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on Afghanistan. Russia requested the meeting, citing the need to discuss the “humanitarian and economic situation and other consequences of the US and NATO military intervention”...

  • 22 June 2022

    Afghanistan: Briefing and Consultations

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    Tomorrow (23 June), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on Afghanistan. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths and Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator...

  • June 2022

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Security Council will hold its quarterly meeting on Afghanistan. An official from the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) and a representative of Afghan civil society are expected to brief. The Council is also scheduled to receive a briefing from Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths. This briefing will cover the delivery of humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan.

  • 12 May 2022

    Afghanistan: Closed Consultations

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    This afternoon (12 May), Security Council members will convene for closed consultations on Afghanistan. Special Representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Deborah Lyons is expected to brief. The meeting was requested by Norway to address...

  • This morning (17 March), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for one year, until 17 March 2023. Norway, the penholder on Afghanistan, circulated the...

  • March 2022

    Afghanistan

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Council is expected to adopt a resolution on the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). UNAMA’s current mandate expires on 17 March. The Council will also receive a briefing on the situation in Afghanistan and the work of UNAMA from Deborah Lyons, the Special Representative and head of UNAMA, as well as a briefing from a representative of Afghan civil society. The briefing will be followed by closed consultations.