JALALABAD - In the eastern region of Afghanistan, the UN is working on an initiative to leverage the power of local radio and television to build support for government transparency and access to information.
GARDEZ - 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 an open debate in the south-eastern province of Paktika this week.
KUNDUZ - Addressing residents of Baghlan and Takhar in televised roundtable debates, religious scholars emphasized the critical importance of institutionalizing the principles of peace at all levels of society, from the social to the political.
Nili - A strong partnership between provincial councils, government and civil society is a critical necessity for good governance, says Deputy Governor of Daikundi Province, Mr Habibullah Radmanish.
KUNDUZ - Promoting women’s access to government services and hiring more women into civil service positions were among the topics for a new outreach initiative targeting thousands of marginalized women in remote areas of two of Afghanistan’s northeastern provinces.
KABUL - Afghanistan is making progress in fighting corruption in the face of many challenges, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan said at an anti-corruption conference co-hosted by the Afghan government and the European Union held in Kabul today.
KABUL - Afghanistan’s media professionals, who continue to work against immense challenges, are to be commended for their courage and determination, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan said at a Kabul event marking World Press Freedom Day.