NEW YORK - An immediate push for peace and development is now imperative to end suffering and put the Afghan people on a path to progress, said the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan at United Nations headquarters today.
KUNDUZ - The United Nations will do its utmost to support peace efforts in Kunduz and across Afghanistan, said the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan in meetings with government officials, civil society and media professionals today in the restive north
KANDAHAR - The central message from those gathered at a UN-backed event in a district 30 kilometres south of Kandahar city was that good relations between local government officials and the communities they serve are crucial for development initiatives and peace prospects.
KUNDUZ - For effective economic growth in Afghanistan’s north-east region, stronger bonds must be forged between government offices and the private sector, said panellists in two UN-backed radio debates held in Kunduz and Takhar last week.
NILI - Improving media access to information affecting provincial communities and ensuring ethically sound journalism were the topics of a two-day, UN-backed event in the central province of Daikundi this week.