KABUL, 20 January 2015 - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is supporting some 90,000 Afghans, mainly women, with literacy and vocational training over the next two years.
19 January 2015 - Afghanistan’s United Nations-backed mine action programme, the world’s largest, said that it documented a record number of its personnel being killed or injured last year.
Afghanistan’s President and a senior UN official on Sunday condemned widespread human rights violations in the country and urged that the perpetrators be held to account.
Ján Kubiš, the former SRSG for Afghanistan, outlined the UN’s assistance to
the country as it faced a deadlock in the presidential elections
process. November 2014
Senior UN officials in Afghanistan welcome the passing of legislation by Afghan parliament to criminalize underage recruitment in armed forces: 5 November 2014
United Nations Day Concert - United with Afghanistan: 23 October 2014
UN Secretary-General's Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan, Nicholas Haysom, press encounter on the audit process and the way forward: 27 August 2014
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