3 May 2009 - On World Press Freedom Day, the UN High Commissioner for Human Right, Navi Pillay, and the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Frank La Rue, urge all states to live up to their commitments to protect journalists fro
30 April 2009 - United Nations agencies and their partners are assisting the Government of Afghanistan in responding to flash floods, landslides and earthquakes which have struck various parts of the country in recent days, killing at least 15 people and leaving thousands homeless.
KABUL - Transcript of press conference by Wael Haj-Ibrahim, Head of Office, UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Afghanistan, and Sheilagh Henry, Acting Field Coordinator, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Afghanistan.
21 April 2009 - People living with HIV and Aids can now receive treatment in the first anti-retroviral therapy centre in Afghanistan. The Minister of Public Health, Dr Sayed Mohammad Amin Fatimi opened the centre on Tuesday at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Kabul.