Afghanistan Embassy and Permanent Mission to Geneva marked the Centenary of Afghanistan's Regaining of Independence in a reception attended by dignitaries from Switzerland, UNOG, International Organisations, Permanent Missions, and Representatives from Civil Society and Afghan Community in Switzerland. Ambassador Nasir Ahmad Andisha welcomed the honorable guests to the reception featuring Traditional Afghan Cuisine, Saffron tea and a piece of folklore musical performance, and presented a glimpse of the Journey Afghanistan went Through over the past century outlining the achievements and the challenges ahead.

Ambassador Nasir Andisha paid a courtesy visit with the UAE Ambassador Obaid Salem Saeed Nasser Alzaabi at the permanent mission of the UAE in Geneva today April 9, 2019. They had a very productive and indepth discussion on the areas of priorities, enhancing cooperation within the UN system, in particular human rights council, the importance of the Universal Periodic Review, the opportunities and challenges of the OIC group in Geneva, the situation of human rights in the region and developments in the peace process in Afghanistan. The UAE ambassador is the chairman of the OIC group for this year in Geneva.

Dr.Nasir Ahmad Andisha, Ambassadors and PR of I.R of Afghanistan in Geneva met Mr. Yu Jianhua Ambassador and PR of the People’s Republic of China. The two sides discussed various aspects of Afghanistan-China bilateral relations, ways and means of enhancing cooperation& coordination at multilateral level here in Geneva. Peace, Rights&Development.

Dr.Nasir Ahmad Andisha, Ambassadors and PR of I.R of Afghanistan in Geneva met Mr. Yu Jianhua Ambassador and PR of the People’s Republic of China. The two sides discussed various aspects of Afghanistan-China bilateral relations, ways and means of enhancing cooperation& coordination at multilateral level here in Geneva. Peace, Rights&Development.

Ambassador Nasir Ahmad Andisha met with Mr. Richard Bennett, Chief of Human Rights Service of the UNAMA and had in-depth discussion on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, our role in issues related to the UNHRC, peace process and its link with the HR commitments, upcoming UPR review, providing technical assistance for the promotion and protection of HR. April 12, 2019

The Permanent Representative of the I.R of Afghanistan to the UNOG, Ambassador Nasir Ahmad Andisha had a courtesy meeting with the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to UNOG, Ambassador, Gennady Gatilov. At this meeting, they discussed respectively issues pertaining to enhancement cooperation within the Geneva based UN system in particular the UN Human Rights Council, overall aspects of peace negotiation in Afghanistan and the long historical ties between two countries. April 15, 2019.

The Permanent Representative of the I.R of Afghanistan to the UNOG, Ambassador Nasir Ahmad Andisha had a meeting with the head of the EU delegation to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador, Walter Stevens. In this meeting they discussed about EU’s long term supporting peace, reconciliation and development. Afghanistan –EU cooperation in UN- Geneva and Afghanistan’s candidacy for IOM DDG.

Mr. Karzai appreciated the cooperation of UNHCR for the Afghan refugees and internally displaced and gave information on the political and security situations, peace process, political and regional connectivity processes, parliamentary and presidential elections, and migration crisis.

Mr. Grandi emphasized the continuation of the commission’s cooperation regarding the world’s refugees not least the Afghan refugees and internally displaced.

Both sides discussed and exchanged opinion on the agenda for the meeting on Afghanistan due to be held in November 2018 in Geneva.

Afghanistan Chairs the Executive Committee that is the governing body of UNHCR in the current year. The Committee meets in Geneva.

Afghanistan as Coordinator of health and social issues called a meeting of Ambassadors of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Group on Monday May 14, 2018 at the UNOG. The agenda of the meeting was: briefing of Ambassador Dalil of her visit to Rohingya refugees’ sites at Cox’s Bazar of Bangladesh, briefing by WHO Director General Dr Tedros A. Ghebreyesus to the group, Palestine issues at the 71th session of the World Health Assembly, and the OIC briefing on the last OIC Health Ministers Conference and Labor Ministers Conference

“Building a future with decent work” is the theme of the 107th session of the International Labour Conference. Ministers of Labour from around the world, representatives of Labour Unions, and representatives of Employers are gathered in Geneva participating in the Conference. Geneva May 30, 2018.

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