24 May 2009 - The following challenges were received on time by the Electoral Complaints Commission.
24 May 2009 - A UN programme is reaching out to isolated areas of Afghanistan to encourage young people to study and then to seek employment.
The UN-HABITAT Youth Empowerment Project encourages students through a variety of courses such as English and computer classes.
KABUL - The Security Council today extended the United Nations presence in Afghanistan for another year, while recognizing the key role played by the world body in coordinating international efforts in the country and in supporting upcoming elections.
31 March 2009 - Too much is at stake for Afghanistan’s upcoming presidential elections to be flawed, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed today, calling on the international community to support efforts to consolidate stability in the war-torn nation.
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.
18 May 2009 - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has joined the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in calling for safe humanitarian access to reach 500 needy families in western Farah province.