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Joint statement by the Co-Chairs of the London Conference on Afghanistan

New Afghan Strategy gets backing of international community. Aid pledges of more than $10 billion. 1. The past two days have demonstrated the commitment of the Afghan Government and the international community to deepen their partnership, and to strengthen Afghan ownership. Our shared aim is to build a peaceful, prosperous and democratic Afghanistan, respecting Islamic …

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STATEMENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS ASSISTANCE MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN ATTRIBUTABLE TO BO ASPLUND, ACTING SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON YESTERDAY’S ATTACK AGAINST DEMINERS IN BALKH PROVINCE

  I am appalled and saddened to have learnt of an attack against a team of deminers in Balkh province working for Afghan Technical Consultants (ATC), an implementing partner for the United Nations Mine Action Centre for Afghanistan (UNMACA). Yesterday afternoon, a team of 12 deminers from ATC had been clearing land in Chimtal district …

STATEMENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS ASSISTANCE MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN ATTRIBUTABLE TO BO ASPLUND, ACTING SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON YESTERDAY’S ATTACK AGAINST DEMINERS IN BALKH PROVINCE Read More »

Press Briefing by Adrian Edwards Spokesperson for the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan, and UN agencies in Afghanistan

  SRSG Koenigs in visit to Iran The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Afghanistan, Tom Koenigs, is in Tehran today and tomorrow on a visit aimed at promoting regional cooperation. This is in line with the aims of the Afghanistan Compact. UNAMA’s recently renewed mandate includes the promotion of confidence-building measures and …

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