Press Briefings

Press Briefing by Peter Breen, Chief Electoral Officer of the Joint Electoral Management Body

Secretary-General recommends UNAMA’s mandate be extended for one year In the framework of the discussions by the Security Council on the extension of UNAMA’s mandate, the latest report of the Secretary-General (SG)on Afghanistan was circulated among members of the Security Council last Tuesday in New York. The report – entitled “The situation in Afghanistan and …

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Statement on the announcement of the new Afghani currency

5 September 2018   Statement on the announcement of the new Afghani currency The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan welcomes wholeheartedly the announcement by President Hamid Karzai that the new Afghani currency is to be introduced throughout Afghanistan. He is confident that the Transitional Authority will successfully overcome the enormous logistical challenges likely …

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UNAMA – Press Briefings – Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration

Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) End of Disarmament and Demobilization as you know, last week’s ceremony at the National Military Academy, marked the end of the disarmament and demobilization parts of DDR. Withal most 63,000 former combatants having traded in their weapons for a chance to build a future in civilian life, DDR in Afghanistan has …

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