Afghanistan

Statement Of The Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding The International Spread Of Poliovirus

The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters with membe...Read More

Building Regional Partnership In Afghanistan, Central Asia Among Signature Items of January, Speakers Underline At Security Council ‘Wrap-Up’ Meeting

A ministerial debate on building regional partnership in Afghanistan and Central Asia was among the signature events of a January packed with meetings and discussions, Security Council President Kairat Umarov (Kazakhstan) told members durin...Read More

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Attack In Afghanistan

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

Security Council Press Statement On Terrorist Attack In Kabul, Afghanistan

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Kairat Umarov (Kazakhstan):

Security Council Press Statement On Terrorist Attack In Jalalabad, Afghanistan

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Kairat Umarov (Kazakhstan):

Statement Attributable To The Spokesman For The Secretary-General On Afghanistan

24 January 2018 The Secretary-General is appalled and deeply saddened by the attack on the offices of the international NGO Save the Children in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, which killed two people and wounded dozens, including children, accordi...Read More

Secretary-General Appalled By Deadly Attack On Save The Children In Afghanistan

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Hotel Attack In Afghanistan Claimed By Taliban

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

Security Council Presidential Statement Calls For Action To Avert Threats Against Security, Stability In Afghanistan Ahead Of Debate On Pressing Challenges

Reaffirming its commitment to the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Afghanistan and the Central Asian States, the Security Council today adopted a presidential statement, expressing its continued support to the Secretar...Read More

Central Asia, Afghanistan Possess Potential To Become Symbols Of Dialogue, Peace, Secretary-General Tells Security Council Debate On Building Regional Partnerships

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council debate on building regional partnership in Afghanistan and Central Asia to link security and development, in New York today:

Persistent Insecurity In Afghanistan ‘Main Obstacle To Stabilization Efforts’, Says Representative, Briefing Security Council On Visiting Mission

The Security Council’s visiting mission to Afghanistan in January had revealed that it would take more than a military solution for the conflict in that country to end, and that there had been added challenges to the peace process such as t...Read More

Director-General Condemns Killing Of Journalist Souhaib Al-Hiti In Iraq

06 June 2017 The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has condemned the attack that killed broadcast journalist Souhaib al-Hiti and at least 16 other people on 30 May in the city of Heet in Iraq’s Anbar province. Al-Hiti was a freelanc...Read More

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