20 Apr 2009 - KABUL - The Education for All, Global Action Week, is launched today in Afghanistan. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are calling on all stakeholders in Afghanistan to take serious action towards overcoming the challenges to improving literacy in the country.
12 Apr 2009 - KABUL - The High Office of Oversight for implementation of the anti-corruption strategy and UNDP signed a partnership agreement to launch the second phase of the Accountability and Transparency (ACT) project.
02 Apr 2009 - KABUL - The Secretary-General is appalled and deeply saddened by today's suicide attacks at the Provincial Office near the United Nations Office in Kandahar City in Afghanistan.
Dari & Pashto
27 Mar 2009 - 26 March 2009 - A new United Nations report, revealing that Afghans are often detained without lawful reason, recommends a range of changes to laws and procedures of the criminal justice system in the country.
24 Mar 2009 - KABUL - The Secretary-General welcomes the renewal today of the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan.
In particular, the Security Council’s reaffirmation of the United Nations’ “central and impartial role” in promoting peace and stability in Afghanistan.
15 Mar 2009 - 12 February 2009 - The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is very pleased to announce the publishing of the first Human Rights and International Law Terms Glossary in Dari.Dari
15 Mar 2009 - 15 January 2008 - Last night's attack on the Serena Hotel in Kabul is a matter of very great concern to us, representing as it does a deliberate targeting of foreign guests and Afghan civilians working together in support of Afghanistan.
15 Mar 2009 - 24 January 2008 - UNAMA is concerned about developments in the case against Sayed Parwez Kambaksh, a journalist who this week was sentenced to death for blasphemy by a court in Mazar.
Dari & Pashto
15 Mar 2009 - 24 March 2008 - I am appalled and saddened to have learnt of an attack against a team of deminers in Balkh province working for Afghan Technical Consultants (ATC), an implementing partner for the United Nations Mine Action Centre for Afghanistan (UNMACA).
15 Mar 2009 - 23 August 2008 - "I learnt late last night of conflicting reports that large numbers of civilians may have been killed during military operations in the Shindand district of Herat province.
Dari - Pashto
12 Mar 2009 - 26 August 2008 - Following reports of large numbers of civilian casualties caused during military operations in Shindand district of Herat province, UNAMA’s human rights team has now returned from a mission to the affected area to investigate these reports.