A/RES/62/6 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 13 December 2007 Sixty-second session Agenda item 19 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 5 November 2007 [without reference to a Main Committee (A/62/L.7 and Add.1)] 62/6. The situation in Afghanistan The General Assembly, Recalling its resolution 61/18 of 28 November 2006 and all its previous relevant resolutions, Recalling also all relevant Security Council resolutions and statements by the President of the Council on the situation in Afghanistan, in particular resolutions 1659 (2006) of 15 February 2006, 1746 (2007) of 23 March 2007 and 1776 (2007) of 19 September 2007, as well as the statement by the President of the Council on 17 July 2007, 1 Expressing its strong commitment to the implementation of the Afghanistan Compact and the annexes thereto, 2 which provide the framework for the partnership between the Government of Afghanistan and the international community based on the desire of both for Afghanistan to progressively assume responsibility for its own development and security, and stressing the need for sustained international efforts to support Afghanistan to achieve that end, Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity of Afghanistan, and respecting its multicultural, multi-ethnic and historical heritage, Recognizing once again the interconnected nature of the challenges in Afghanistan, reaffirming that sustainable progress on security, governance and development, as well as the cross-cutting theme of counter-narcotics, is mutually reinforcing, and welcoming the continuing efforts of the Government of Afghanistan and the international community to address these challenges in a coherent manner, Reiterating the urgent need to tackle the challenges in Afghanistan, in particular the increased violent criminal and terrorist activities by the Taliban, Al-Qaida, illegally armed groups and those involved in the narcotics trade, in particular in the south and east, and the development of Afghan Government institutions, including at the subnational level, the strengthening of the rule of law, the acceleration of justice sector reform, the promotion of national reconciliation, _______________ 1 2 07-46413 S/PRST/2007/27; see Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 1 August 2006–31 July 2007. S/2006/90, annex.

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