UN Documents for Afghanistan

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
17 September 2021 S/RES/2596 This resolution extended the mandate of UNAMA until 17 March 2022.
30 August 2021 S/RES/2593 This was a resolution that addressed recent developments in Afghanistan, including the Taliban’s seizure of power and the 26 August attack at Kabul airport.
18 December 2020 S/RES/2557 This resolution renewed the mandate of the Monitoring Team supporting the 1988 Afghanistan Sanctions Committee for another year, until 17 December 2021.
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
2 September 2021 S/2021/759 This was the Secretary General Report on political and security developments in Afghanistan after Taliban took over power in Kabul
15 June 2021 S/2021/570 This was the Secretary-General's report on Afghanistan.
12 March 2021 S/2021/252 This was the Secretary-General’s report on UNAMA.
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 April 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
21 September 2021 S/2021/770 This was the summary of the IEG’s 19 August meeting on Afghanistan.
24 June 2021 S/2021/601 This letter transmitted the quarterly briefing of the Special Representative and head of UNAMA.
26 March 2021 S/2021/291 This letter contained a record of the statements made at the quarterly meeting on Afghanistan, held on 23 March 2021.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
9 September 2021 S/PV.8853 This was a meeting on the situation in Afghanistan.
16 August 2021 S/PV.8834 This was a meeting following the fall of Kabul to the Taliban.
6 August 2021 S/PV.8831 This was a meeting on Afghanistan.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
15 October 2021 SC/14665 On 15 October, Council members issued a press statement regarding a terrorist attack at a mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in which they condemned the attack in the strongest terms and underlined the need to hold perpetrators accountable and bring them to justice.
16 August 2021 SC/14604 This statement addressed the Taliban’s seizure of Afghanistan.
3 August 2021 SC/14592 The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the deplorable attack against the United Nations compound in Herat, Afghanistan, on 30 July 2021, which resulted in the death of an Afghan security forces guard and several 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
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.