JALALABAD - Women are inordinately affected by the violent extremism that has devastated many eastern Afghan communities, the deputy UN envoy told participants at a UN-backed ‘Global Open Days’ event in the capital of Nangarhar province.
KABUL - Real tangible progress towards greater access to information in Afghanistan is realizable and will contribute to the development of a more open and fair society the UN envoy told delegates at a high-profile conference in Kabul, at which Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah a
HERAT - Achieving gender parity, especially in education, is one of the most crucial tools in the fight against radicalization and extremism, said participants at a UN-backed ‘Global Open Days’ event in the provincial capital of Herat.
KABUL - Drama performances portraying the effects of war on Afghan communities, especially children, were a key component of an International Day of Peace event in Kabul today.
More than 50 people, including government officials and UN workers, attended the event.
NEW YORK - It is imperative that avenues for peace be explored with the utmost urgency and seriousness, as conflict diverts resources that would be better spent on developing Afghanistan and helping its people, said Tadamichi Yamamoto, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Represent