2020 Afghanistan Conference15.09.2020
The 2020 Afghanistan Conference was a pledging conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Afghanistan and Finland with the United Nations, that took place 23–24 November 2020.
The Conference was a strong expression of the international community’s enduring commitment to Afghanistan for the critical period ahead up to 2024. Donors pledged at least US$ 3.3 billion for the first year of the upcoming quadrennial, with annual commitments expected to stay at the same level year-on-year.
Afghan hopes painted on blast walls
Strong support for Afghanistan at the 2020 Afghanistan Conference
About the Conference
The 2020 Afghanistan Conference took place on 23–24 November. The ministerial level pledging conference was jointly organized by the Government of Finland, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the United Nations.
Due to the serious Covid-19 situation in Geneva and a lockdown of the city, the Conference took place virtually, with technical arrangements and translation happening in Geneva. All Conference proceedings could be followed live on webtv.un.org.