UK’s envoy to United Nation says the mandate sends a transparent message that the worldwide group is not going to abandon Afghan ladies and ladies because the Taliban continues to run the nation.
The United Nations Safety Council has unanimously prolonged the mandate for its help mission in Afghanistan for a 12 months.
The decision extends the mandate of the UN Help Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) till March 17, 2024.
The decision calls on all related Afghan political actors and stakeholders, in addition to worldwide actors to coordinate with the mission within the implementation of its mandate and to make sure the security, safety and freedom of motion of the UN and related personnel all through the nation.
The 15-member council additionally voted on a second decision requesting that UN Secretary-Basic Antonio Guterres conduct an impartial evaluation that gives suggestions for an built-in and coherent method amongst completely different actors within the worldwide group in an effort to deal with the present challenges dealing with Afghanistan.
UN help chief pushes Taliban for extra readability on ladies help staff
“At present’s unanimous choice to resume UNAMA’s sturdy mandate sends a transparent message: the worldwide group is not going to abandon ladies and ladies,” UK’s UN Ambassador Barbara Woodward informed the Safety Council after the adoption of the decision.
The Taliban’s return to energy in Afghanistan on August 15, 2021, adopted by the disruption of worldwide monetary help, has left the worn-torn nation in financial, humanitarian and human rights crises.
Girls and ladies have been disadvantaged of their rights, together with the appropriate to schooling and disappeared from public life beneath the Taliban.
Hundreds of ladies have since misplaced their jobs or have been pressured to resign from authorities establishments and the non-public sector. Women have additionally been prevented from attending center and excessive colleges.
UNSC urges Taliban to reverse restrictions on Afghanistan’s ladies