MAIMANA - The top United Nations official in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, visited the country’s northern province of Faryab on Tuesday to meet first-hand with the province’s government officials and community leaders to learn about their concerns and discuss key issues, inclu
SHEBERGHAN - 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 Jawzjan last week.
BAMYAN - Addressing residents of the central highlands region in a UN-backed debate, government officials, civil society groups and a broad range of other community leaders emphasized the critical importance of using dialogue to foster unity at all levels of society, from the soc
MAZAR-E SHARIF - The importance of Afghan women’s access to formal justice systems, and their presence as employees working in those systems, were topics debated at a recent UN-backed symposium held in Afghanistan’s northern province of Balkh.
KUNDUZ - In the northeast region of Afghanistan, the UN is working on an initiative to leverage the power of local radio and television to build support among communities for reducing conflict, fighting corruption and advancing peace.