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KANDAHAR - Around 40 school children received an introduction to the principles of human rights during visits last week to UNAMA’s office in the southern province of Khandahar.
KABUL - Afghan senior editors and media professionals are critically concerned about the future of freedom of expression in Afghanistan due to heightened intimidation and attacks directed at media workers.
KABUL - To meet the acute life-saving needs of the most vulnerable and marginalized Afghans during 2016, the humanitarian community is appealing for $393 million in funding, which will reach an estimated 3.5 million people.
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NEW YORK - Violent extremism is a direct assault on the United Nations Charter and a grave threat to international peace and security.
KABUL - The humanitarian community in Afghanistan is likely to be called upon in 2016 to redouble efforts made last year to provide life-saving assistance said the Humanitarian Coordinator, Mark Bowden.
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NEW YORK - The most important development that would enable Afghanistan to continue to face its substantial economic, security and political challenges would be identifying a political path to peace, said Nicholas Haysom, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afgh
KABUL – The results of the Afghan People’s Dialogue on Peace process should be taken into account at tomorrow’s quadripartite peace meeting in Islamabad according to a key grouping of Afghan civil society.
KABUL - Students from Afghanistan and the rest the world are invited to take part in an essay competition that puts their language skills to the test - and may take them to a youth forum at UN Headquarters in New York.
KABUL - Global efforts to meet new development goals tackling poverty, inequality and injustice, and climate change kicked off this year.
First Lady Rula Ghani and hundreds of other Afghan women attend TechWomen Summit 2015.
LAGHMAN - Women in Laghman and Nangarhar provinces in eastern Afghanistan have come together at UNAMA-backed meetings to discuss ways they can participate more effectively in elections, the peace process and local governance.
KANDAHAR - Civil society organizations and provincial anti-graft officials met at a UNAMA-backed event to form a new Anti-Corruption Group to tackle corruption in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar.
HERAT - The international community is committed to supporting Herat throughout 2016, said UN officials and others gathered at the International Stakeholders’ Forum this week in Afghanistan’s western province.
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