Press releases

  • 11 Apr 2012 - KABUL - Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan, met yesterday with the Independent Election Commission (IEC) Chairman Fazl Ahmad Manawi.
  • 04 Apr 2012 - KABUL - The Afghan Minister of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR), H.E. Dr.
  • 04 Apr 2012 - KABUL - Today the Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW) and the UN Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) celebrated the World Water Day in the conference hall of the Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW). International World Water Day is held annually as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating the sustainable development and management of freshwater resources.
  • 22 Mar 2012 - KABUL - Following an attack on its office in Kunduz, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is relocating its international staff to put in place additional arrangements and measures to make sure that the office can continue to operate in safety.
  • 22 Mar 2012 - KABUL -  On International Women’s Day, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and UN Women urged the Government of Afghanistan to fully and promptly implement the law on Elimination of Violence against Women.
  • 22 Mar 2012 - KABUL - The Humanitarian Coordinator for Afghanistan, Michael Keating, today expressed sympathy to the families of 50 Afghans who died and four who were injured as a result of an avalanche that occurred on 4 March 2012 in a village of 199 people in Dispay, Shaki district, Badakhshan province, on the Tajikistan border. 
  • 22 Mar 2012 - KABUL - We are shocked and saddened by the tragic incident in Kandahar that reportedly resulted in the loss of civilian lives including of women and children.
  • 22 Mar 2012 - KABUL - The United Nations in Afghanistan congratulates all Afghans on the occasion of Nowruz. “Nowruz is one of the most cherished traditional celebrations in Afghanistan and the region, a time for new beginnings, for getting together with friends and relatives and a time to realise dreams and reach new goals,” said Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan.
  • 15 Mar 2012 - KABUL - The newly constructed Asmaee Bridge in Kabul city, designed to reduce Kabul city traffic congestion, was officially opened at an impressive function today. Print English - Dari
  • 09 Mar 2012 - KABUL - The Humanitarian Coordinator for Afghanistan, Michael Keating, today expressed sympathy to the families of 50 Afghans who died and four who were injured as a result of an avalanche that occurred on 4 March 2012 in a village of 199 people in Dispay, Shaki district, Badakhshan province, on the Tajikistan border.

Pages