KABUL - Afghan officials today vowed to eradicate the country’s drug trade and drug-funded terrorism as they thanked the international community, including the United Nations, for helping out in the country’s counter-narcotics campaign.
KABUL - The World Drug Report 2009, launched yesterday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Washington DC, shows that global markets for cocaine, opiates and cannabis are steady or in decline, while production and use of synthetic drugs appears to be increas
24 June 2009 - The acting United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Afghanistan, Tekeste Tekie, today called for better security for aid workers, after three national staff of a local non-governmental organization (NGO) were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was destroyed by a road
KABUL - The acting United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Afghanistan, Tekeste Tekie, today said he was shocked by the indiscriminate attack that took place yesterday in northern Afghanistan that took the lives of three aid workers.
23 June 2009 - More than eight thousand Afghans will be trained as observers for the forthcoming presidential and provincial council elections on 20 August.
It’s not only the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and its staff who are busy ahead of polling day.
3 May 2009 - The top United Nations official in Afghanistan joined the head of the country's human rights commission in urging all Afghans, including those who oppose the Government, to take part in this year's presidential and provincial council elections.