What's In Blue: Afghanistan

  • 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... Tags: ,

  • 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... Tags: ,

  • 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... Tags: , ,

  • 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... Tags: ,

  • 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... Tags: ,

  • 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... Tags: ,

  • 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... Tags: , ,

  • 26 August 2022

    Afghanistan: Briefing

    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”... Tags: ,

  • 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... Tags: , ,

  • 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... Tags: ,

  • 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... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (26 January), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on Afghanistan. Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre will chair the meeting. Secretary-General António Guterres is expected to make brief introductory remarks. Special Representative... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (22 December), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution on the 1988 Afghanistan sanctions regime, which addresses the provision of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. The draft text in blue determines that “humanitarian assistance and... Tags: ,

  • This afternoon (17 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 supports the 1988 Afghanistan Sanctions Committee and the... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow (17 November), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on Afghanistan. Deborah Lyons, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), will brief... Tags: ,