Tuesday, 28 March 2017

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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Afghanistan

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UN Entities

Security Council Meetings on Afghanistan

 

Selected UN Documents
  • UNAMA key documents and reports:
    https://unama.unmissions.org/key-documents-and-reports
  • S/2016/1115 (30 December 2016): Letter dated 19 December 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Da'esh), Al-Qaida and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities addressed to the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/2016/1115
    Transmits report of the Committee's activities for 2016.
  • S/2016/1101 (30 December 2016): Letter dated 19 December 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) addressed to the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/2016/1101
    Transmits report of the Committee's activities for 2016.
  • S/2016/1059 (14 December 2016): Letter dated 14 December 2016 from the Permanent Representatives of Spain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/S/2016/1059
    Transmits summary note of the meeting of the Security Council Informal Expert Group on Women and Peace and Security on Afghanistan, held on 28 Nov. 2016.
  • A/71/682-S/2016/1049 (13 December 2016): The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security: report of the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/A/71/682
    Submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/11 and Security Council resolution 2274 (2016); provides an update on the activities of the UN in Afghanistan since the previous report dated 10 June 2016 (A/71/616-S/2016/768).
  • S/2016/842 (5 October 2016): Letter dated 4 October 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 1988 (2011) addressed to the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/2016/842
    Transmits 7th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team.
  • S/AC.51/2016/1 (11 May 2016): Conclusions on children and armed conflict in Afghanistan: Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict:
    http://undocs.org/S/AC.51/2016/1
    "Annex: Statement by the Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations on the report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Afghanistan (S/2015/336), made at the 55th formal meeting of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict": p. 9-10.
  • A/HRC/31/46 (11 February 2016): Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan and on the achievements of technical assistance in the field of human rights in 2015:
    http://undocs.org/A/HRC/31/46
    Prepared in cooperation with the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), covers the period 1 Jan. to 30 Nov. 2015.
  • S/2014/887 (11 December 2014): Letter dated 11 December 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/887
    Transmits the Agreement between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Afghanistan on the status of NATO forces and NATO personnel conducting mutually agreed NATO-led activities in Afghanistan.
  • A/66/604-S/2011/772 (13 December 2011): The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security : report of the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/A/66/604
    Submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 65/8 and Security Council resolution 1974 (2011); provides an update on the activities of the UN in Afghanistan since the previous report (A/66/369-S/2011/590) dated 21 Sept. 2011.
  • A/66/601-S/2011/767 (12 December 2011): Letter dated 2011/12/07 from the Permanent Representatives of Afghanistan and Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary General:
    http://undocs.org/A/66/601
    Transmits the text of the Istanbul Process on Regional Security and Cooperation for a Secure and Stable Afghanistan
  • A/66/597-S/2011/762 (9 December 2011): Letter dated 2011/12/06 from the Permanent Representatives of Afghanistan and Germany to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary General:
    http://undocs.org/A/66/597
    Transmits conclusions of the International Afghanistan Conference in Bonn on 5 Dec. 2011
  • S/2010/564 (1 November 2010): Report of the Security Council Mission to Afghanistan, 21 to 24 June 2010:
    http://undocs.org/S/2010/564
  • Agreement on Provisional Arrangements in Afghanistan pending the Re-Establishment of Permanent Government Institutions (S/2001/1154, 5 December 2001):
    http://undocs.org/S/2001/1154
    Transmits Agreement on Provisional Arrangements in Afghanistan Pending the Re-establishment of Permanent Government Institutions, signed in Bonn, 5 Dec. 2001, by the participants in the UN Talks on Afghanistan. Presents general and final provisions of the interim authority, its legal framework and judicial system, interim administration, and the Special Independent Commission of the Convening of the Emergency Loya Jirga. Includes 4 annexes which set out i) international security force, ii) role of the United Nations during the interim period, iii) request to the United Nations by the participants at the UN Talks on Afghanistan, and iv) composition of the interim administration.

  • UN Member States on the Record: Afghanistan
    http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/unms/afghanistan.shtml

    key documents related to its membership in the UN; statements made before the principal organs; draft resolutions sponsored; periodic reports submitted on Human Rights conventions, etc.

 

Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials

 

Selected UN Reports & Publications

 

Further Information


Selected Non-UN Sources

 

 7 February 2017
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