KABUL - With the prospect of peace talks starting this month between Afghan government and Taliban negotiators, the UN Assistance Mission in Afgh
KABUL - Afghanistan’s authorities must give fresh impetus to achieving progress in combatting corruption to bolster peace and development efforts, a UN official emphasized at an Afghan civil society roundtable convened to address anti-corruption efforts on Wednesday.
KABUL - Media can follow the live broadcast of the UN Security Council session on the Secretary-General’s latest Report on Afghanistan on UN WebTV, scheduled to commence Thursday, 25 June, at 10:00 New York local time (18:30 Kabul local).
KABUL - Afghan women’s meaningful engagement in peace efforts, and in all areas of society, will benefit Afghanistan as a whole, said UN envoy Deborah Lyons during a panel discussion that brought together many well-known Afghan women to address peace.
BADAKHSHAN - Young people in Afghanistan have the power to build a culture of peace while preventing and resolving local disputes, even in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, said participants in a UN-backed radio discussion broadcast in Faizabad, the capital of the north-easte
KABUL - In the context of Afghanistan’s long-running conflict, building social cohesion and cultivating a sense of solidarity are essential for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, said community leaders in a series of UNAMA-backed radio programmes
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement by the Government of Afghanistan and the Taliban of a ceasefire to enable the Afghan people to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday in peace.