Press releases

  • 10 Sep 2009 - 8 September 2009 - The top United Nations envoy to Afghanistan today called on national election authorities to ensure the integrity of last month’s presidential and provincial council elections, in light of concerns that have arisen over irregularities in voting.  
  • 09 Sep 2009 - KABUL - This week is expected to see the end of the tallying process conducted by the Independent Election Commission (IEC). Over the next days, the election will then move to the next stage – the adjudication of complaints by the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC). All of us are keen to see the processes move forward without delay so that a final and just outcome is arrived at.
  • 08 Sep 2009 - KABUL - This week is expected to see the end of the tallying process conducted by the Independent Election Commission (IEC). Over the next days, the election will then move to the next stage – the adjudication of complaints by the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC). All of us are keen to see the processes move forward without delay so that a final and just outcome is arrived at.
  • 02 Sep 2009 - KABUL - I am appalled to have learned of today’s suicide bomb attack at Metherlam Mosque in Laghman province which resulted in the death of Afghanistan’s deputy chief of intelligence along with several other Government officials and injuries to many other civilians.
  • 27 Aug 2009 - 26 August 2009 - The Secretary-General was shocked and dismayed when he learned of the attack that took place in the Afghan city of Kandahar yesterday evening, which caused the death of over forty civilians and injured more than eighty others.   He condemns in the strongest possible terms this brutal and senseless act of violence.
  • 26 Aug 2009 - 26 August 2009 - Last night a suicide bomb attack in Kandahar city resulted in the death of at least forty-one civilians and injuries to over eighty others. دری و پشتو This attack took place in a residential area of the city.
  • 23 Aug 2009 - 20 August 2009 - The Secretary-General would like to congratulate the women and men of Afghanistan on today's Presidential and Provincial Council elections. He notes that, by exercising their Constitutional right to vote, the Afghan people have demonstrated again their desire for stability and development in their country.
  • 23 Aug 2009 - KABUL - The members of the Security Council welcome the holding of the presidential and provincial council elections in Afghanistan on 20 August 2009.
  • 20 Aug 2009 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General would like to congratulate the women and men of Afghanistan on today’s Presidential and Provincial Council elections. He notes that, by exercising their Constitutional right to vote, the Afghan people have demonstrated again their desire for stability and development in their country.
  • 19 Aug 2009 - 13 August 2009 - Six weeks after the launch of the EU EOM and one week before Election Day for the Presidential and Provincial Council Elections in Afghanistan, the Mission would like to emphasise three key points.  
  • 19 Aug 2009 - 19 August 2009 - The Secretary-General encourages all Afghan women and men eligible to vote to cast their ballot in the upcoming Presidential and Provincial Council elections on 20 August 2009. دری و پشتو  
  • 19 Aug 2009 - 18 August 2009 - The Secretary-General is deeply distressed by the news that two Afghan UN staff members were killed, and a third injured, in a suicide attack in Kabul earlier today, which reportedly killed seven people and wounded many more. The Secretary-General offers his deepest condolences to the families of those killed and his best wishes for a rapid recovery to those who were injured.
  • 19 Aug 2009 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General encourages all Afghan women and men eligible to vote to cast their ballot in the upcoming Presidential and Provincial Council elections on 20 August 2009.
  • 19 Aug 2009 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General encourages all Afghan women and men eligible to vote to cast their ballot in the upcoming Presidential and Provincial Council elections on 20 August 2009.

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