KABUL/NEW YORK - The following is a transcript of a briefing by video-conference to the United Nations Security Council by the Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and OIC UNAMA, Ms. Ingrid Hayden on the situation in Afghanistan.
KUNDUZ - The crucial role that youth can play in promoting peace, security and stability in Afghanistan was reinforced at UN-backed events in the northeast through 2019, enabling hundreds of young people to make their voices heard on some of the country’s most pressing issues.
KABUL - Kicking off the world’s biggest listening exercise in Afghanistan, a group of youth representatives met in Kabul this week and shared their hopes and fears as part of the global UN75 initiative to create a collective vision for world’s future.
KANDAHAR – Efforts by religious and community leaders to foster peace and reconciliation in the country’s south and nationwide were reinforced by a series of UN-backed events through 2019 enabling hundreds of Ulema and tribal elders to discuss best approaches in trying circumsta
HERAT – Under the header of ‘Women as pioneers for peace’, attendees at a meeting on the role of women in peace adopted a declaration calling for the substantive involvement and participation of women in bringing peace to Afghanistan.