NEW YORK - The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, today briefed the Security Council on the situation in Afghanistan.
KUNDUZ - The active participation of youth in peacebuilding, locally and nationally, is crucial for creating a more stable and inclusive Afghanistan, said participants in a series of UN-backed events in the country’s northeast.
JALALABAD - The critical importance of Afghan women’s meaningful participation in peace efforts, locally and nationally, was the focus of a recent UN-backed symposium in Afghanistan’s eastern region.
KABUL - The rights and wellbeing of children were the focus of a UN-backed symposium for Logar schoolteachers, who arrived in Kabul yesterday to discuss ways to protect children from abuse in the context of Afghanistan’s armed conflict.
PUL-E-KHUMRI - Women’s participation in Afghanistan’s development planning and political processes is crucial for advancing the country toward stability and prosperity, said participants at a UN-backed event in Afghanistan’s north-eastern province of Baghlan.
LAL WA SARJANGAL - Government officials, religious scholars and civil society activists gathered at a UN-backed symposium in eastern Ghor to strategize on ways to foster social cohesion in the interest of advancing peace, locally and nationally.