What's In Blue: Afghanistan

  • 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: ,

  • Tomorrow (17 September), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), which is due to expire on 17 September. The co-penholders, Estonia and Norway, circulated a... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow (9 September) afternoon, the Security Council will hold its quarterly meeting 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 on the Secretary-General’s latest... Tags: , ,

  • This afternoon (30 August), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution regarding recent developments in Afghanistan. France, the UK and the US proposed the resolution and circulated a first draft to the Council on 27 August.... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (6 August) morning, the Security Council will convene in person for a briefing and 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), is... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow (22 June), the Security Council will hold its quarterly meeting on Afghanistan via videoconference (VTC). The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia, Eva-Maria Liimets, is expected to chair the debate. Deborah Lyons, the Special Representative of... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow morning (23 March), the Security Council will convene its quarterly meeting on Afghanistan via videoconference. Deborah Lyons, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), is expected to brief... Tags: , ,