NEW YORK - The latest quarterly report by UN Secretary-General António Guterres on the situation in Afghanistan and the activities of the United Nations in the country is now available.
KUNDUZ - Empowering women to participate in public life and policy-making contributes to addressing inequalities and promotes diversity and inclusion, say panelists at UN-backed radio programmes in the country’s northeast.
KUNDUZ - Participants at an event in the north-eastern province of Kunduz, say skilful mediation promotes dialogue, brings disputing parties closer together and helps with peaceful and quicker resolution of disputes.
KABUL – More civilians were killed in the Afghan conflict last year than at any time since records have been kept, according to a United Nations report released today by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the UN Human Rights Office.
KABUL- Surrounded by a lovingly-arranged collection of fading cherished personal items --a wrist watch, a compact disc, some drawings, a pen and note paper-- a framed photo of Abdul Latif stares out from behind one of many vitrines lined up along the exhibition wall.
HERAT - The importance of women’s meaningful participation in the national and local peace processes and their active involvement in conflict prevention was at the center of discussions in a day long UN-backed symposium in Herat.
KUNDUZ - In its efforts to support public dialogue among Afghans about reconciliation, peace and human rights, UNAMA works closely with local media partners --not just in the provincial capitals but also at district-level.