GENEVA - The following is a transcript of the opening remarks of the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan, Deborah Lyons, at the Afghanistan 2020 Conference Side Event on Institutional and Societal Methods for Fighting Corruptio
KABUL – The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) and the United Nations jointly-hosted a conference today in Kabul with media, government and civil society to mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, with participants highlighti
KANDAHAR – Peace, development and humanitarian assistance go hand in hand, said participants at a coordination meeting this week between United Nations agencies and provincial administration officials in the southern province of Kandahar.
GARDEZ/JALALABAD – Women need to be meaningfully involved to end the conflict, including in ongoing peace negotiations, said panellists appearing in radio programmes in the country’s southeast and eastern provinces.
HERAT - Radio panellists sought the support of the country’s Ulema and community elders in calling for a reduction in violence and a long-term ceasefire during a series of radio programmes in the western provinces.