15 October 2009 - The United Nations has launched a new media campaign to highlight the work of its mission and its staff members in Afghanistan in the run-up to UN Day.
KABUL - The UN's top envoy in Afghanistan Kai Eide, has just given a press conference in Kabul. He was accompanied by the US, UK, French and German ambaasdors and the European Union Special Representative and NATO Senior Civilian Representative.
10 October 2009 - The United Nations humanitarian agency has started briefing members of the international military operating in the east of Afghanistan on a coordinated response to humanitarian disasters by UN agencies and other humanitarian actors.
10 October 2009 - The latest weekly programme produced in Dari and Pashto by UNAMA Radio is now online to listen to. The show - "Afghanistan Today" - is broadcast every Saturday morning on Radio Afghanistan. All UNAMA Radio programmes are also available on iTunes.
KABUL - The Security Council has called on Governments to strengthen the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan in the face of increased threats posed by the Taliban, Al-Qaida and other armed groups, unanimously extending the mission for another ye
8 October 2009 - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the senseless attack that took place in Kabul today, in the vicinity of the Indian Embassy and the Afghan Ministry of the Interior, which reportedly killed 17 individuals and injured 80 more. The Secretary-General offers his deepest condol
NEW YORK - Expressing its strong concern over the increase in violence and criminality in Afghanistan, the Security Council today extended the authorization for the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) for 12 months beyond 13 October 2009.
8 October 2009 - The United Nations today condemned “in the strongest terms” the suicide bombing at the Indian embassy in Afghanistan this morning that reportedly killed 17 people and injured another 80, with the Security Council calling on all states to cooperate in bringing the perpetrators to
8 October 2009 - Rejecting “unacceptable” media accusations ranging from partiality in Afghanistan’s presidential election process to fraud concealment, the top United Nations envoy to the South Asian nation today reiterated his resolve to do all he can to ensure that a final outcome to the polls
KABUL - Over the past days, the United Nations and I have endured repeated attacks in the media. The accusations range from being partial in this election process to ordering my staff to conceal fraud by allegedly asking them to suppress reports.