UN Documents for Afghanistan

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
10 March 2020 S/RES/2513 This resolution welcomed the progress towards a political settlement of the war in Afghanistan facilitated by the 29 February “Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” signed by the US and the Taliban, and the “Joint Declaration for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” issued by the US and the Afghan government.
16 December 2019 S/RES/2501 This was a renewal of the mandate of the Monitoring Team assisting the 1988 Afghanistan Sanctions Committee until December 2020.
17 September 2019 S/RES/2489 A unanimous adoption of resolution 2489, renewing the mandate of UNAMA until 17 September 2020.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
23 July 2018 S/PRST/2018/15 This was a presidential statement on the electoral process in Afghanistan, following the conclusion of the voter registration process on 18 July for this year's parliamentary and district council elections and for the 2019 presidential elections.
19 January 2018 S/PRST/2018/2 This presidential statement emphasised the importance of advancing regional, interregional and international cooperation to achieve stability and sustainable development in Afghanistan and the Central Asian region.
24 August 2017 S/PRST/2017/15 This was a statement on the review of the implementation of resolution 2255.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
17 June 2020 S/2020/549 This was the Secretary-General’s report on UNAMA.
17 March 2020 S/2020/210 This was the Secretary-General’s report on UNAMA.
10 December 2019 S/2019/935 This was the Secretary-General's report on the situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
19 May 2020 S/2020/415 This was the 11th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team submitted pursuant to resolution 1988.
30 August 2019 S/2019/481 This was the 10th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team submitted pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011).
14 December 2018 S/2018/1118 This was the report of the 1988 Afghanistan Sanctions Committee.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
31 March 2020 S/2020/274 This was a record of briefings and statements which were made at the 31 March 2020 videoconference (VTC) on Afghanistan.
6 March 2020 S/2020/185 This was a letter containing the text of the "Joint Declaration for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” issued by the US and the Afghan government on 29 February.
6 March 2020 S/2020/184 This was a letter containing the text of the “Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” signed by the US and the Taliban on 29 February.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
10 March 2020 S/PV.8742 This was a unanimous adoption of resolution 2513, which welcomed the progress towards a political settlement of the war in Afghanistan facilitated by the 29 February “Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” signed by the US and the Taliban and the “Joint Declaration for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” issued by the US and the Afghan government.
16 December 2019 S/PV.8687 This was a quarterly meeting on Afghanistan.
17 September 2019 S/PV.8620 This was the adoption of resolution 2489, extending UNAMA’s mandate until 17 September 2020.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
30 June 2020 SC/14237 This reaffirmed the UN’s role in promoting peace in Afghanistan and welcomed regional and international efforts to facilitate intra-Afghan negotiations.
13 May 2020 SC/14185 This was a press statement in which Council members strongly condemned two terrorist attacks which took place in Afghanistan on 12 May 2020- on a Kabul hospital in which assailants attacked a maternity ward and on a funeral in Nangarhar.
26 March 2020 SC/14147 This was a press statement in which Council members condemned a terrorist attack that took place at a Sikh-Hindu temple in Kabul on 25 March 2020.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
21 December 1993 A/RES/48/208 The General Assembly requested the Secretary-General to dispatch a new mission, UNSMA, to assist with the rapprochement and reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan.
1 November 1989 A/RES/44/15 This resolution emphasised the importance of the Geneva Accords and encouraged the Secretary-General to facilitate a political solution to the problems in Afghanistan and northern Pakistan.
8 December 1988 A/RES/43/120 This resolution was the preparation of a draft convention against illicit traffic in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
16 January 2020 A/HRC/43/74 This was the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation in Afghanistan and on technical assistance achievements in the field of human rights in 2019
21 February 2018 A/HRC/37/45 This was the High Commissioner’s report on Afghanistan, presented at the 37th session of the Human Rights Council.
31 May 2017 A/HRC/35/27/Add.3 This was a report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons in Afghanistan.
Selected ISAF Reports View All
17 September 2014 S/2014/678 This was an ISAF report covering 1 May to 31 July 2014.
17 September 2013 S/2013/558 This letter contained the International Security Assistance Force's report on its operations from 1 May 2013 to 31 July 2013.
14 June 2011 S/2011/364 This transmitted the ISAF report covering 1 February to 30 April.
Selected Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict Documents View All
11 May 2016 S/AC.51/2016/1 This was the Working Group’s conclusions on Afghanistan.
Selected Other Documents View All
12 December 2008 S/2008/782 This was the report of the Security Council mission to Afghanistan from 21 to 28 November 2008.
25 August 2008 Draft Press Statement This draft press statement expressed concern about numerous civilian casualties caused by an air strike in the village of Azizabad on 22 August 2008.
5 March 2008 International Narcotics Control Board 2007 Report This is the 2007 report from the International Narcotics Control Board.