NEW YORK - The Secretary-General strongly condemns today’s attacks at mosques in Kabul city and in Ghor Province during Friday prayers. The Secretary-General extends his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.
KUNDUZ - To generate new momentum around reducing conflict in Afghanistan’s restive northeast region, civil society members from four provinces gathered at a UN-backed symposium to establish a regional network for non-governmental organizations.
ZABUL - The crucial role of government in working closely with local residents to address conflict as it emerges, as well as to implement development projects in coordination with local communities, is critical for the success of Zabul, said participants at a UN-backed event in t
KABUL - Civilian deaths and injuries in Afghanistan remained near record high levels in the first nine months of the year, largely as a result of ground engagements, new data from the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) indicates.
KANDAHAR - An ongoing UN-backed radio series in southern Afghanistan is underscoring the importance of media freedom and access to information as essential tools that can help foster peace and uphold human rights.
PUL-E KHUMRI - Civil society in Afghanistan’s northeast is forming stronger partnerships with local media to generate public discussion and advocacy around issues of crucial importance to local communities.
Tadamichi Yamamoto is the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and the Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).
A push for peace that puts Afghans first
KUNDUZ - To promote good governance in the northeastern region, a young man from Baghlan has made it his mission to engage and enlist other young Afghans to participate in public life, fight corruption and foster peace.