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Ms. Deborah Lyons of Canada - Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

25 Mar 2020 UNAMA UNAMA

NEW YORK - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Deborah Lyons of Canada as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).  Ms. Lyons succeeds Tadamichi Yamamoto of Japan, who has served in this critical role since 2016.  The Secretary-General is grateful for Mr. Yamamoto’s important contribution and service to UNAMA since taking up his role as Deputy Special...

UN family extends warm regards to Afghans on Nowruz

UN family extends warm regards to Afghans on Nowruz

19 Mar 2020 UNAMA UNAMA

KABUL - The United Nations family extends warm regards to all Afghans on Nowruz as the country marks the beginning of spring and a new year. “The United Nations family joins Afghans in their celebrations and shares the...

Secretary-General condemns the attack in Kabul

Secretary-General condemns the attack in Kabul

06 Mar 2020 UNAMA UNAMA

NEW YORK - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attack today in Kabul at a commemoration of the life of Afghan leader Abdul Ali Mazari. He expresses his deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and to the...