NEW YORK - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has spoken out against the fatal attack on the Afghan offices of renowned international non-governmental organization Save the Children, saying that he was “appalled and deeply saddened” by the casualties.
HERAT - Improving the conditions of working Afghan women by ensuring equal opportunity and treatment is the objective of a newly appointed gender specialist in the office the governor in the western province of Herat.
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 20 January, which resulted in at least 22 people killed and 9 injured, for which the T
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns the Taliban-claimed attack at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul that killed at least six civilians, including one woman, and injured at least three others.
JALALABAD - The full participation of women in all aspects of peace-building was stressed by participants at a series of UN-backed symposiums in Afghanistan’s eastern region last year, leading to several activists taking the initiative to set up their own community peace events.
KABUL - Following the UN Security Council’s visit to Afghanistan, the Council will discuss Afghanistan in the framework of the maintenance of international peace and security and as part of a broader debate on building regional partnerships in Afghanistan and Central Asia as a mo
KANDAHAR – Media freedom and the flow of accurate information are essential to build trust between government, media and citizens, according to participants in radio programmes and series of discussions held throughout 2017 and supported by the Kandahar regional office of the UN