The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security - Report of the Secretary-General (A/68/789–S/2014/163)


I. Introduction

  1. The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/11 and Security Council resolution 2096 (2013), in which the Council requested me to report on developments in Afghanistan every three months.

  2. The report provides an update on the activities of the United Nations in Afghanistan, including significant humanitarian, development and human rights efforts, since the issuance of my previous report, of 6 December 2013 (A/68/645-S/2013/721). It also provides a summary of key political and security developments and regional and international events related to Afghanistan. The annex contains an assessment of progress made towards benchmarks and indicators since the issuance of my report of 5 March 2013 (A/67/778-S/2013/133), in line with Security Council resolution 1868 (2009).