KABUL - The UN’s top representative in Afghanistan called today for new and more strategic thinking about the country’s education needs.
21 April 2009 - One thousand Afghan returnees will be able to build their own houses as a result of action taken by the Government of Afghanistan and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) shelter project in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
KABUL - Two Afghan girls have won gold medals at an international education competition. Meena Sanjar, 17 and Rowida Abidi also 17 from Kabul’s Afghan-Turk girls’ high school came top at an education competition held on 3 and 4 April in Baku, Azerbaijan.
14 April 2009 - Rukha, one of the seven districts of the famous province of Panjsher, just north of Kabul, was today declared a peace district. Rukha is the second district in the province that has disbanded illegally armed groups present there following Unaba a few months ago.
KABUL - The High Office of Oversight for implementation of the anti-corruption strategy and UNDP signed a partnership agreement to launch the second phase of the Accountability and Transparency (ACT) project.