HERAT - Raising awareness and promoting women’s access to services are at the centre of a new joint outreach initiative targeting thousands of marginalized women in remote areas of Herat Province.
NEW YORK - On my way back from Ethiopia, the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa that for decades has been keeping its borders open to hundreds of thousands of refugees from its neighbours, many times in dramatic security situations, I want to state the following:
NEW YORK - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Toby Lanzer of the United Kingdom as his Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan, United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), where he will also serve as United Nat
MEHTARIAM - At a UN-backed event on women’s participation in peace and sustainable development, community leaders and government representatives gathered in the capital of the eastern Laghman province to stress that women have a vital role to play in all aspects of Afghan society
KABUL - A new facility for Afghanistan’s Anti-Corruption Justice Centre (ACJC) opened today in a formal inauguration ceremony attended by government officials and members of the international community, including UNAMA political chief Pernille Kardel.
KABUL - The United Nations remains firmly committed to Afghanistan and its people, said Miroslav Jenča, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, following a four-day visit to Afghanistan that concluded Friday.
Sharana - At a UN-backed event in the southeastern province of Paktika, civil society members, rights activists and media professionals met with government officials to call for increased transparency and accountability in provincial-level planning.
KABUL - The pivotal role of good governance in promoting development and strengthening coordination with Kabul civil society was emphasized by participants at a UN-backed event in the capital of Afghanistan.