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/2018/1118 (31 December 2018): Letter dated 14 December 2018 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/2018/1118 
    Transmits report of the Committee's activities for 2018.
  • A/HRC/37/45 (21 February 2018): Situation of human rights in Afghanistan and technical assistance achievements in the field of human rights: report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/37/45 
    Prepared in cooperation with the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), covers the period 1 Jan. to 30 Nov. 2017.
  • S/2018/419 (3 May 2018): Report of the Security Council Mission to Afghanistan, 12-15 January 2018: http://undocs.org/S/2018/419 
    Annexes (p. 10-15): 1. Terms of reference of the Security Council Mission to Afghanistan -- 2. Schedule of meetings of the Security Council Mission to Afghanistan.
  • A/72/830-S/2018/288 (17 April 2018): Letter dated 29 March 2018 from the Permanent Representatives of Afghanistan and Uzbekistan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/72/830 
    Transmits Declaration of the Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan: Peace Process, Security Cooperation and Regional Connectivity, adopted on 27 Mar. 2018.
  • S/2018/11 (5 January 2018): Letter dated 22 December 2017 from the Permanent Representatives of Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Uruguay to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2018/11 
    Transmits summary note of the meeting of the Security Council Informal Expert Group on Women, Peace and Security on Afghanistan, held on 5 Dec. 2017.
  • S/2018/7 (3 January 2018): Letter dated 2 January 2018 from the Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2018/7
    Transmits concept note for the Security Council debate on the topic "Building regional partnership in Afghanistan and Central Asia as a model for the security-development nexus", to be held on 19 Jan. 2018.
  • S/2017/1084 (29 December 2017): Letter dated 20 December 2017 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/2017/1084 
    Transmits report of the Committee's activities for 2017.
  • A/72/312-S/2017/696 (10 August 2017): Special report on the strategic review of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan: report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/A/72/312 
    Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2344 (2017).
  • 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.
  • 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/66/601-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

 

 31 December 2018
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http://www.unric.org/en/unric-library/27129