TitleEmergency international assistance for peace, normalcy and reconstruction of war-stricken Afghanistan
Emergency international assistance for peace, normalcy and reconstruction of war-stricken Afghanistan
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Strongly condemns the recent fighting in the Shomali Plains and the forced displacement of civilian populations, the torching of residential houses, the burning of crops, the cutting of fruit trees and the deliberate destruction of infrastructure; strongly condemns the recent acts of violence in Kabul, Farah, Kandahar, Mazar-e Sharif, Kunduz and Jalalabad directed against UN offices and personnel; denounces the continuing discrimination against girls and women as well as ethnic and religious groups, including minorities, and other violations of human rights and international humanitarian law in Afghanistan, notably in areas under the control of the Taliban; strongly urges all of the Afghan parties to end discriminatory policies and to recognize, protect and promote the equal rights and dignity of women and men, including their rights to full and equal participation in the life of the country, freedom of movement, access to education and health facilities, employment outside the home, personal security and freedom from intimidation and harassment, in particular with respect to the implications of discriminatory policies for the distribution of aid, notwithstanding some progress made with respect to access to education and health care for girls and women; urgently appeals to all States, the UN system and international and non-governmental organizations to continue to provide, when conditions on the ground permit, all possible financial, technical and material assistance for the Afghan population and the voluntary, safe and secure return of refugees and internally and forcibly displaced persons.
Adopted at the 84th plenary meeting, 17 Dec. 1999. In: Emergency international assistance for peace, normalcy and reconstruction of war-stricken Afghanistan and the situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security - A/RES/54/189A-B - 14 Feb. 2000 - p. 7-10.