NEW YORK - Badam Bagh prison is an improvement for Krishma and her young daughter.
Just two years ago, they lived in the female section of Pol-e-Charkhi, the notorious Afghan jail.
KABUL - Transcript of press conference in Kabul by UN Humanitarian Coordinator Robert Watkins, Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Afghanistan; Wael Haj-Ibrahim, Head of Office, OCHA Afghanistan; and Director Laurent Saillard, ACBAR.
20 February 2010 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, will be visiting Afghanistan from 20 to 26 February at the invitation of the Government.
19 February 2010 - As a part of strengthening Afghanistan’s state institutions, United Nations human rights officers have trained about 30 members of the Afghan National Police and prosecutors on human rights in the justice sector, in the east of the country.
18 February 2010 - A two-day Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop was recently held in Kunduz for 40 doctors and health workers to prepare them for the first round of the polio vaccination campaign this coming spring in the provinces of Kunduz, Takhar and Baghlan.
KABUL - Transcript of press conference in Kabul by UN Humanitarian Coordinator Robert Watkins, Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Afghanistan; Wael Haj-Ibrahim, Head of Office, OCHA Afghanistan; and Laurent Saillard, Director, ACBAR.
KABUL - The United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Afghanistan today called on donors to shell out a total US$ 870.5 million to fund the emergency work for programmes and projects for the most vulnerable sectors of the country.
17 February 2010 - Just about 25 kilometres from Afghanistan’s eastern regional hub of Jalalabad, Sheikh Misri was known as a dreary and rough desert of barren land littered with landmines and unexploded ordnances until December 2005.
17 February 2010 - Today the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Afghanistan, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the Government of Afghanistan officially presented the 2010 Humanitarian Action Plan (HAP) in Kabul.
17 February 2010 - The Government of Italy and UNESCO agree on a new project entitled “Development of (ERTV) for audio-visual support to teacher training in Afghanistan” to further capacity development of the Educational Radio and Television of Afghanistan ERTV.