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UN’s largest Single Country appeal

The United Nations recently launched the largest country specific appeal for Afghanistan. The appeal was launched after Pakistan called the international organization to revive the banking system in the Afghanistan. About the appeal It is a 5 billion USD appeal. That is, according to the United Nations member countries, 5 billion USD is required to ..

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What are the features of UNSC resolution on Afghan assistance?

On December 22, 2021, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed a resolution unanimously to permit exemptions in sanctions against the Taliban. Features of the resolution The exemptions seek to facilitate delivery of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. It covers urgent humanitarian assistance and other activities, to support basic human needs in Afghanistan. It will primarily ..

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Delhi Declaration on Afghanistan – Highlights

A regional security summit was hosted by India on November 10, 2021. The summit was attended by eight nations including Iran and Russia. Highlights Conference was represented by the national security advisors of each country. During the conference, it was announced that Afghanistan & its territories cannot be used to shelter or train terrorists, or ..

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India to host Security Dialogue on Afghanistan

India is set to host “security dialogue on Afghanistan, on November 10, 2021. Key facts Russia, Iran, and all other central Asian countries have confirmed their participation at the dialogue. It is for the first time that not just Afghanistan’s immediate land neighbours, but all Central Asian countries will participate. Invitation for the dialogue have ..

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UN sets up Special Trust fund for Afghanistan

The United Nations has set up a special trust fund on October 21, 2021 for Afghanistan, in order to provide urgently needed cash directly to Afghans. Highlights This special trust fund was set up through a system by tapping into donor funds which was frozen since the Taliban takeover in August 2021. It was set ..

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International community to provide $1.2 billion for Afghanistan Humanitarian Crisis

The international community has announced about $1.2 billion in aid for Afghanistan humanitarian crisis. Highlights On the occasion, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres underlined the importance of engaging with the Taliban in order to ensure continued humanitarian assistance in India. He also highlighted the importance of addressing other concerns like terrorism, human rights and nature ..

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