Afghanistan

Afghanistan

18 June 2018
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Vassily A. Nebenzia (Russian Federation):

18 June 2018
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Vassily A. Nebenzia (Russian Federation):

16 June 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

11 June 2018
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Vassily A. Nebenzia (Russian Federation):

9 June 2018
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The following statement was issued by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

7 June 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

7 June 2018

The World Food Programme has begun distributing food rations to people affected by the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Equateur Province.  The World Health Organization is helping the nine surrounding countries scale up national emergency preparedness and response capacities.

4 June 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

4 June 2018

The United Nations Mission in Afghanistan condemned the attack today that killed and injured religious scholars gathered in Kabul who were there to promote peace in Afghanistan.  Meanwhile, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released a study that found nearly half of Afghan children are missing out on school.

29 May 2018

The World Health Organization reports that they have deployed 39 staff members, with plans under way for an additional 15 personnel, to rapidly contain a confirmed outbreak of cholera in Nigeria’s Adamawa State.  As of 26 May, 434 suspected cases, including 13 deaths, have been reported.

24 May 2018

The Emergency Relief Coordinator today released $30 million from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund to urgently scale up relief efforts in the Sahel, where an acute drought, combined with exceptionally high food prices and worsening insecurity, has escalated humanitarian needs.

21 May 2018

The World Health Organization and partners are supporting the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in preparing to vaccinate high‑risk populations against Ebola.  Health workers operating in affected areas are being vaccinated today and community outreach has started to prepare for the ring vaccination.

19 May 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

15 May 2018

The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told the Security Council today that 14 May was a day of tragedy for the people of Gaza.  He said that there is no justification for the killing, and there is no excuse.

11 May 2018

In Afghanistan, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights welcomed the commitment by the Government to improve the human rights situation, but he also urged more action to end attacks on civilians, mainly by extremists, and the continued discrimination against Afghan women at all levels of society.

10 May 2018

The Central Emergency Response Fund allocated $1.26 million for Gaza today to support the rapid procurement of essential medical supplies and their distribution to critical hospitals providing trauma care.

7 May 2018

From Sudan, our humanitarian colleagues tell us that some 11,500 people have been displaced to Rokero town and nearby Jemeza village in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur, following fighting that took place in April between armed groups.  The figure is a preliminary estimate by an inter-agency assessment team that recently visited the area.

6 May 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

1 May 2018
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Joanna Wronecka (Poland):

30 April 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: