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Images from the Afghan People’s Dialogue on Peace conference where delegates agreed the nationwide implementation plan to achieve sustainable peace.
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Afghan women and youth to benefit from UN-supported literacy and vocational training scheme

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.

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Afghan de-mining agency says record number of its personnel killed or injured in 2014

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.

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PRESS STATEMENT: UNAMA condemns killing of civilians in PPIED blast
KABUL, 18 January 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns yesterday’s killing of a family, as well as the driver of the taxi they were travelling in when the vehicle hit a pressure-plate improvised explosive device (PPIED) planted on a road in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
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UN official calls for greater investment in Afghan youth
KABUL, 18 January 2015 - A senior United Nations official in Afghanistan today called for greater investment in the country’s youth to ensure a stable future for the country.
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PRESS RELEASE: UNAMA welcomes Afghan civil society’s call for sustainable peace
KABUL, 17 January 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes important progress made by civil society groups and the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) in developing and promoting local road maps for peace.
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Top UN envoy says listening to voices of citizens critical to Afghan stability
KABUL, 15 January 2015 - The top United Nations official in Afghanistan today said that Afghan leaders should incorporate people’s views and proposed solutions into all efforts aimed at stabilizing the country.
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UN-backed survey to help improve Afghan lives
KABUL, 14 January 2015 – A United Nations-backed large-scale survey, conducted in the Afghan capital last year, has a broad range of findings which can be used to help improve the lives of citizens.
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PRESS STATEMENT: UNAMA welcomes nomination of Ministers and senior officials
KABUL, 12 January 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes today’s  nomination of  Ministers and senior officials as an important milestone in implementing the agreement for a National Unity Government.
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UN launches this season’s winter assistance in south-eastern Afghanistan
PAKTYA, 2 January 2015 – Afghan authorities and United Nations humanitarian agencies this week launched an assistance programme for people affected by this year’s harsh winter in the country’s south-eastern region.
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PRESS STATEMENT: UNAMA condemns killing of civilians at wedding party
KABUL, 1 January 2015 - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) strongly condemns yesterday’s shelling that hit a wedding party in the southern province of Helmand killing as many as 25 civilians with a further 45 injured, according to preliminary information.
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Afghan Civilian Casualties Figures - 2014

The number of civilians killed and injured this year in Afghanistan is the highest ever recorded by the UN since the world body began tracking the statistics in 2009. Click the graphic for full details.
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The top UN official in Afghanistan, Nicholas Haysom, said on Thursday that Afghan leaders should incorporate people’s views and proposed solutions into all efforts aimed at stabilizing the country. “My firm conviction is that peace will come to those who clearly demand the conditions to allow its establishment,” said Mr. Haysom, in his comments at a national conference in Kabul.
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The top UN envoy in Afghanistan, Nicholas Haysom, says listening to voices of citizens critical to Afghan stability.
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