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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: Afghanistan

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Security Council Meetings on Afghanistan

 

Selected UN Documents
  • The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security : report of the Secretary-General (A/69/540-S/2014/656, 9 September 2014):
    http://undocs.org/A/69/540
    Submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/11 and Security Council resolution 2145 (2014); provides an update on the activities of the UN in Afghanistan since the previous report dated 18 June. 2014 (A/68/910-S/2014/420)
  • Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation in Afghanistan and technical assistance achievements in the field of human rights (A/HRC/19/47, 18 January 2012): http://undocs.org/A/HRC/19/47
    Report prepared in cooperation with the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).
  • The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security : report of the Secretary-General (A/66/604-S/2011/772, 13 December 2011):
    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.
  • Letter dated 2011/12/07 from the Permanent Representatives of Afghanistan and Turkey to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary General (A/66/601-S/2011/767, 12 December 2011):
    http://undocs.org/A/66/601
    Transmits the text of the Istanbul Process on Regional Security and Cooperation for a Secure and Stable Afghanistan
  • Letter dated 2011/12/06 from the Permanent Representatives of Afghanistan and Germany to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary General (A/66/597-S/2011/762, 9 December 2011):
    http://undocs.org/A/66/597
    Transmits conclusions of the International Afghanistan Conference in Bonn on 5 Dec. 2011
  • Key documents and reports:
    http://unama.unmissions.org/Default.aspx?tabid=12261&language=en-US
  • Report of the Security Council Mission to Afghanistan, 21 to 24 June 2010 (S/2010/564, 1 November 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

 

  29 September 2014
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