KABUL - UN Special Representative Kai Eide warned on Wednesday that violence against women in Afghanistan was not being faced up to within the community and said this was holding Afghanistan back.
KABUL - UN envoy, Kai Eide today pressed donors and NGOs to focus on the management of Afghanistan’s water resources to lift impoverished communities out of poverty and foster stability by preventing tribal conflicts over vital resources.
KABUL - Transcript of press conference by Mark Ward, Special Advisor on Development to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan and Dr Nilab Mobarez, UNAMA Strategic Communication and Spokespersons Unit.
5 July 2009 - Afghanistan hasn’t seen a major influx of foreign tourists since the 1970s, but the budding tourism industry has in recent years seen a surge in Afghans visiting different parts of their own country, giving hope for tourism entrepreneurs.
30 June 2009 - The current situation in Afghanistan - marked by the most intense fighting in years, and upcoming presidential polls - is extremely complex, but if managed well could also become a turning point in ending the conflict, the top United Nations envoy to the country said today.