GARDEZ – Participants of a UN-backed radio programme in the southeastern province of Paktya have called for urgent measures to end the conflict which has caused tens of thousands of civilian casualties.
HERAT – Participants of a UN-backed television programme in the western province of Herat have added their voice to calls for an end to the conflict and the continuing harm combatants inflict upon civilians across the country.
KUNDUZ - The active participation of youth in peacebuilding, locally and nationally, is crucial for creating a more stable and inclusive Afghanistan, said participants in a series of UN-backed events in the country’s northeast.
JALALABAD - The critical importance of Afghan women’s meaningful participation in peace efforts, locally and nationally, was the focus of a recent UN-backed symposium in Afghanistan’s eastern region.
KABUL - The rights and wellbeing of children were the focus of a UN-backed symposium for Logar schoolteachers, who arrived in Kabul yesterday to discuss ways to protect children from abuse in the context of Afghanistan’s armed conflict.
PUL-E-KHUMRI - Women’s participation in Afghanistan’s development planning and political processes is crucial for advancing the country toward stability and prosperity, said participants at a UN-backed event in Afghanistan’s north-eastern province of Baghlan.
LAL WA SARJANGAL - Government officials, religious scholars and civil society activists gathered at a UN-backed symposium in eastern Ghor to strategize on ways to foster social cohesion in the interest of advancing peace, locally and nationally.