NEW YORK – The UN’s top envoy in Afghanistan urged the Taliban to engage in direct Afghan-owned talks with authorities in Kabul and start a peace process to bring the suffering of the Afghan people to an end.
HERAT - Government officials at a UN-backed symposium in Herat’s Guzara district gathered with activists, religious scholars and other community leaders to discuss recent efforts in the western province to improve protections for women’s rights.
KABUL - The following is a transcript of a press conference on 15 May 2018 about the release of UNAMA's report 'Afghanistan’s Fight Against Corruption: From Strategies to Implementation.’
PRESS CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT
JALALABAD - While media should continue to play a crucial role in democracy and freedom of expression, Afghan journalists must be protected, participants said in televised discussions following earlier observances of World Press Freedom Day in Nangarhar and Kunar.
KANDAHAR - The top United Nations official in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, visited the country’s southern province of Kandahar this week to meet first-hand with government officials, activists and other community leaders to discuss several key issues, including elections and
NILI - The active participation of everyone in political decision-making is essential for the country’s stability and development, observed panellists in a UN-backed symposium in the central highlands province of Daikundi.