BAMYAN - Empowerment of Afghan women and their increased participation in the country’s economic and political development was at the centre of a lively UN-backed radio discussion in central Bamyan province.
NEW YORK - The deadly truck bomb attack of 31 May in Kabul and the cycle of violence that ensued should serve as a “clarifying moment” for vital decisions to be taken to shore up Afghanistan’s stability or for the country to possibly face far worse, said the UN Secretary-General’
AYBAK - Stronger bonds must be forged between government offices and the private sector to see sustained economic growth, said panellists at a UN-backed symposium held in the capital of the northern province of Samangan last week.
KABUL - Expressing solidarity with Afghan people, in the wake of recent violence in the country, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today underscored the Organization's full commitment to work with the Government and people of the country to build a sustainable and
KUNDUZ - The advocacy role of young Afghans in working with government to fight corruption, promote women’s equality and bring about sustainable peace was the focus of a radio debate in the northern province of Kunduz this week.
HERAT - Promoting women’s access to government services and hiring more women into civil service positions were among the topics discussed in a UN-backed event set up to focus on empowering thousands of women in remote areas of Afghanistan’s western province of Herat.