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International Recovery Platform

United Nation Assistance Mission in Aghanistan (UNAMA)

UNAMA is a political mission, directed and supported by the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations. As an ‘integrated’ mission, UNAMA has two main pillars, one dealing with development and humanitarian issues, and the other handling political matters. The mission has some 1,300 staff, the vast majority of whom (around 80 percent) are Afghan nationals.