KABUL - Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov, Head of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism appealed for support to the victims of terrorism today in Kabul.
KANDAHAR - After nation-wide consultations on peace among ordinary Afghans from across the country, all documented in a new book, community leaders in Helmand and Nimroz gathered at UN-backed events to discuss possible next steps toward building a more stable and prosperous count
KABUL - On the occasion of the first International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov, Head of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism is visiting Afghanistan, at the invitation of the Government, to commem
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes the recent progress made toward Afghanistan’s parliamentary polls, including candidate vetting and other preparations required for printing ballots on schedule, as testament to Afghanistan’s succes
HERAT - Ahead of International Youth Day, the UN and partners organized an Afghanistan-wide poetry competition, drawing hundreds of writers and poetry aficionados from across the country to the western province of Herat for a celebration of Afghan literature.
MAHMUD-E-RAQI - At a UN-backed symposium in the central province of Kapisa, government officials, rights activists and other community leaders discussed ways to improve the protection of children from the impact of the armed conflict in Afghanistan.
NEW YORK - United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Miroslav Jenča, visited Afghanistan from 6 to 8 August 2018. He met with representatives of the Government of Afghanistan, political leaders and the diplomatic community.
JALALABAD - Women’s social and political empowerment is a crucial component for strengthening Afghanistan’s democracy, said participants in two UN-backed events in Jalalabad, the capital of the eastern province of Nangarhar.
HERAT - Ahead of a forthcoming poetry festival that is expected to draw hundreds of writers and poetry aficionados alike to Herat, a series of UN-backed televised programmes about the intersection of poetry and peace has been running in the western provinces.
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks that took place in Afghanistan over the past week, targeting a medical center for midwives and a government building in Jalalabad as well as the Khawaja Hass
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General condemns the 31 July suicide attack targeting the provincial government’s department of refugees and returnees in Jalalabad City, killing at least 15 civilians, including a staff member of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
BAZARAK - More effective coordination is needed to protect and advance women’s rights in Afghanistan, said government officials, rights activists and other community leaders gathered at a UN-backed symposium in Panjshir.