10 Dec 2022 - KABUL, The United Nations in Afghanistan calls upon the country’s de facto authorities to live up to commitments enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a landmark document codifying everyone’s fundamental rights and freedoms, to which Afghanistan was a pivotal signatory and has a duty to continue to uphold.
24 Nov 2022 - KABUL –The United Nations in Afghanistan calls upon the country’s de facto authorities to take immediate steps to end violence against women and the broader deterioration of women’s rights as a vital part of efforts to establish a meaningful and sustainable peace.
06 Nov 2022 - KABUL – The Afghan people stand on the precipice of devastating climate projections. As COP27 opens today, the UN in Afghanistan calls for urgent collective action to halt the destructive impact of the altering climate in the country that is one of the least prepared against climate shocks but is ranked the sixth most affected in the world to climate-related threats.
30 Sep 2022 - NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the horrendous terrorist attack against the Kaaj Educational Centre in the Dasht-e-Barchi area of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 30 September 2022.
30 Sep 2022 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General strongly condemns today’s heinous attack on an educational centre in the Dasht-e-Barchi area of Kabul City - a predominately Hazara Shia area - which caused scores of casualties, mostly women. He extends his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.