Key Messages from the Afghanistan 2022 Conference

Humanitarian needs in Afghanistan are at unprecedented levels. Over 24 million people – 59 per cent of the population –require lifesaving assistance in 2022, a considerable 30 per cent higher than last year. At the same time, a devastating drought – the worst in almost 30 years – has affected three quarters of provinces. Twenty-three […]

Secretary-General’s remarks to the High-level Pledging Event on Afghanistan

Thank you for joining us today in solidarity with the people of Afghanistan. I thank the governments of the United Kingdom, Germany and Qatar for hosting this pledging conference. The massive humanitarian response in Afghanistan since August 2021 undoubtedly saved many lives over the winter. I thank many of you for your contributions to the […]