BAMYAN, 30 June 2015 – Women role models are encouraging girls to prioritize education and take a more active role in Afghan society as part of a series of UN-backed events around the country.
HERAT, 28 June 2015 – The central role of Afghan youth in achieving durable peace in Afghanistan was highlighted by panelists at a UNAMA-backed televised discussion in the western province of Herat.
BRUSSELS, 25 June 2015 – The prospect of electoral reforms in Afghanistan, which are needed for new parliamentary elections, has been welcomed by a high-level UN official speaking at the NATO Defence Ministers meeting.
BAMYAN, 24 June 2015 – Religious scholars in the capital of one of Afghanistan’s central provinces urged their counterparts across the country to preach peace and reconciliation during Ramadan.
KABUL 23 June 2015 – Afghanistan’s first online system for counter narcotics went live today, thanks to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Afghanistan Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MCN).
[31 May 2015] Interview with Georgette Gagnon, UNAMA Human Rights Director.
[19 April 2015] UN and Afghan Officials called for reform to better protect women victims of violence.
[8 April 2015] UNAMA chief welcomes Government initiative on eliminating torture.
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