HERAT - Promoting women’s access to government services and hiring more women into civil service positions were among the topics discussed in a UN-backed event set up to focus on empowering thousands of women in remote areas of Afghanistan’s western province of Herat.
KABUL - The Kabul Process organised at the initiative of Afghanistan signals strong ownership of the peace efforts that have implications for both Afghanistan and the region, said the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan at today’s ‘Kabul Process on Peace
KABUL - I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to family and friends of the victims, all civilians, who once again suffered indescribable loss today. Today’s attack on a peaceful funeral procession is morally reprehensible and bereft of humanity.
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the Wazir Akbar Khan area in Kabul on 31 May 2017, which resulted in more than 80 deaths and at lea
KABUL, 31 May 2017 - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns today’s indiscriminate suicide attack in downtown Kabul that killed at least 65 people and injured more than 300, mostly civilians. Casualty numbers are expected to rise.
KABUL - As the holy Islamic month of Ramadan begins, I would like to extend, on behalf of the United Nations in Afghanistan, warmest wishes to all Afghans in the country and abroad.
GARDEZ - The advocacy role of young Afghans in working with government to fight corruption, promote women’s equality and bring about sustainable peace was the focus of an open debate in the south-eastern province of Paktika this week.