• publish: 18 September 2019
  • time: 11:29 am
  • category: Politics
  • No: 10420

UNAMA mission in Afghanistan extended fro another year

The Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution to extend the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for one year.

Resolution 2489, which won the unanimous support of the 15 members of the Security Council, extends UNAMA’s mandate till Sept. 17, 2020.

It tasks UNAMA to “provide outreach as well as good offices to support the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process” and to support the organization of Afghan elections, including the presidential poll scheduled for Sept. 28, 2019.

UNAMA is also asked to promote coherent support by the international community to the development and governance priorities of the Afghan government.

The mission is asked to support regional cooperation, with a view to promoting stability and peace, as well as assisting Afghanistan in utilizing its role at the heart of Asia to promote regional cooperation and connectivity.

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