NEW YORK - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attack against worshippers gathered in a mosque in the Afghan city of Herat on 1 August which killed at least 15 civilians and injured many more.
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.
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack against the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 31 July, 2017, which resulted in the death of two Afghan civilian employees inside the Embassy and the injury
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place in Kabul on 24 July 2017, which resulted in more than 70 people killed or injured, for which the Taliban has claimed responsibility.
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.
KABUL - Addressing residents of the Surobi district of Kabul province in a UN-backed radio discussion, government officials, women’s rights activists and a broad range of other community leaders emphasized the critical importance of institutionalizing the principles of peace at a
JALALABAD - In a recent UN-backed radio programme in Nuristan, civil society representatives debated with government officials the most effective ways to improve services for the residents of the eastern region.