Afghanistan

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(NATO)

Mandatiert seit: 09/14

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United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan (UN-Peacebuilding)
Mandatiert seit: 03/02

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UN says increase in Afghan civilian casualties from ground operations (12.04.2015)

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) says a record number of Afghan civilians have been killed in ground battles in the first three months of 2015.

Council fears US troop decision will hurt faltering Afghan peace process (30.03.2015)

The official body overseeing the Afghan peace process and other influential players in the region have criticised President Ashraf Ghani for pushing for U.S. troops to stay longer, saying it could hurt the chances of ending the Taliban insurgency.

U.S. to slow its Afghan troop withdrawal (24.03.2015)

After talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the White House on March 24, Obama explained his decision not to cut the number of troops to some 5,500 by the end of the 2015, as was originally planned, by saying that "Afghanistan remains a very dangerous place."

Bulgarian national appointed new head of UN regional centre in Central Asia (17.03.2015)

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Petko Draganov of Bulgaria as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), located in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

At Security Council, UN envoy cites renewed hope for Afghan peace process (16.03.2015)

The top United Nations envoy for Afghanistan today said there was renewed hope for the peace process as he briefed the Security Council, which extended the mandate of the UN mission in the country for another year.

UN concerned by Islamic State's ability to unite Afghan insurgents (16.03.2015)

The United Nations is concerned by the presence of Islamic State in Afghanistan but says the militant group's power to unite insurgents is more significant than its capabilities in the war-torn country, a top U.N. official said on Monday.

Afghan peace efforts reopen wounds over Pakistan (08.03.2015)

In recent weeks, Mr. Ghani has made concessions to the Pakistanis that would have seemed unimaginable under the last administration, including tailoring anti-militant raids to Pakistani requests.