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Afghan youth a powerful force for peace, radio show panellists say

KABUL, 4 October 2015 – The young people of Afghanistan can be a powerful force for peace and stability in the country, said panellists during two UNAMA-backed radio programmes broadcast to an audience estimated at 500,000 in the country’s eastern provinces.

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UN Secretary-General strongly condemns Kunduz air strikes

NEW YORK, 4 October 2105 – The Secretary-General strongly condemned the air strikes in Kunduz that resulted in the death and injury of medical workers and patients at a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital on 3 October.

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Top UN envoy in Afghanistan condemns air strike on Kunduz medical facility
KABUL, 3 October 2015 – The top UN envoy in Afghanistan condemned today what he called a “tragic and devastating” air strike on the Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz early this morning, which resulted in the deaths and injuries of medical personnel, patients and other civilians.
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UN Secretary-General meets with Afghanistan Chief Executive
NEW YORK, 1 October 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met today with Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah to discuss the work undertaken in the first year of the National Unity Government and the current situation in the country.
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PRESS STATEMENT: All parties must protect civilians and respect human rights

KABUL, 30 September 2015 – As the situation unfolds in Kunduz, the United Nations in Afghanistan reminds all parties to the conflict of their obligations under international humanitarian law to protect civilians from harm and to respect human rights at all times.

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UN Human Rights Chief urges all parties to ensure protection of civilians in Kunduz

GENEVA, 29 September 2015 – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein today expressed deep concern about the human rights situation in Afghanistan's northeastern city of Kunduz following a major Taliban attack yesterday. He urged both parties to the conflict to take all measures to protect civilians from harm.

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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on attacks on Kunduz and Paktika
NEW YORK, 28 September 2015 -- The Secretary-General condemns the attack, claimed by the Taliban, on the city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan today. Such attacks on civilians and civilian facilities are a clear violation of international human rights and humanitarian law.
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Afghan Chief Executive calls for UN reforms to tackle unprecedented range of crises
NEW YORK, 28 September 2015 -- Warning that the world faces a host of mainly human-made threats, Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah today called for United Nations reforms to deal speedily and effectively with the challenges ahead.
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General Assembly opens with focus on global goals
NEW YORK, 28 September 2015 – The President of the General Assembly today challenged the United Nations to generate the political will to end conflict and poverty and invest the trillions of dollars that will be needed to build a sustainable global infrastructure over the next 15 years.
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PRESS STATEMENT: UNAMA strongly condemns atrocity that killed at least 17 civilians and injured 60

KABUL, 28 September 2015 - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns yesterday’s suicide attack in Zarghun Shahr district in the south-eastern province of Paktika.

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