TEHRAN, 21 February 2015 - Nicholas Haysom, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, met on Saturday in Tehran with Ibrahim Rahimpour, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Islamic Republic of Iran.
KABUL, 18 February 2015 - Increased ground engagements between parties to the armed conflict in Afghanistan are behind a 22 per cent rise in conflict-related deaths and injuries of Afghan civilians in 2014, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said today on the release of its 2014 Annual Report on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, prepared in coordination with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
JALALABAD, 15 February 2015 – The number of Afghan police women in the eastern province of Nangarhar has grown, due in part to a new initiative supported by the Ministry of Interior and the United Nations.
Top UN envoy says listening to voices of citizens critical to Afghan stability
Afghanistan’s President and a senior UN official condemn widespread human rights violations in the country and urge that the perpetrators be held to account - 15 December 2014.
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