UN Documents for Afghanistan

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
15 March 2019 S/RES/2460 This was a resolution in which a “technical rollover” was adopted, extending the mandate UNAMA for six months.
8 March 2018 S/RES/2405 This was a resolution, unanimously adopted, extending the mandate of UNAMA for another year, welcoming the strategic review of the mission, and calling for implementation of its recommendations.
17 March 2017 S/RES/2344 The Council renewed the mandate of UNAMA until 17 March 2018.
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
30 August 2019 S/2019/493 This was the latest report on Afghanistan.
28 February 2019 S/2019/193 This was the Secretary-General’s report on Afghanistan.
7 December 2018 S/2018/1092 This was the report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
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.
16 February 2017 SC/12721 This was a press release on the delisting of one individual from the Afghanistan Sanction list.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
15 February 2019 S/2019/150 This was a letter from the Chargé d’affaires of Afghanistan to the president of the Council concerning the talks between Pakistan and the Taliban.
12 January 2018 S/2018/37 This was a letter containing the terms of reference for the visiting mission to Afghanistan.
22 December 2017 S/2018/11 This was a summary of the 2242 Informal Expert Group on Women and Peace and Security meeting on Afghanistan, held on 5 December 2017.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
26 July 2019 S/PV.8587 The Council had a meeting following a recent trip to Afghanistan by a high-level UN delegation with a focus on women, peace and security.
19 June 2019 S/PV.8555 The Council held its quarterly meeting on Afghanistan.
15 March 2019 S/PV.8485 This was the meeting at which the Council adopted resolution 2460, a “technical rollover” extending the mandate of UNAMA for six months.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
30 August 2019 SC/13921 This condemned a 17 August terrorist attack in Kabul on a wedding hall, resulting in at least 70 civilians dead and at least 180 injured, claimed by the Islamic State Khorasan Province; it further condemned the 19 August attacks in Jalalabad, the day of Afghanistan’s centennial independence celebrations.
30 August 2019 SC/13906 This condemned several terrorist attacks: one on 31 July on a bus on the Kandahar-Herat Highway, resulting in at least 34 people dead and at least 12 injured, and others that took place on 25 July in Kabul, Takhar and Nangarhar provinces and on 29 July in Kabul.
3 July 2019 SC/13872 Council members issued a press statement condemning in the strongest terms a terrorist attack claimed by the Taliban on 1 July in Kabul that resulted in the death of at least 35 people and more than 70 injured.
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
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.
8 January 2015 A/HRC/28/48 This was the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation in Afghanistan and on developments in technical assistance in the field of human rights in 2014.
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.