JALALABAD – More institutions, individuals and community leaders in the eastern provinces are stepping up to speak and act for women’s rights and to end violence against women.
KANDAHAR – Media freedom and the flow of accurate information are essential to build trust between government, media and citizens, according to participants in radio programmes and series of discussions held throughout 2017 and supported by the Kandahar regional office of the UN
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 4 January, which resulted in at least 15 people killed and 25 injured, for which the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’es
KUNDUZ - Representatives of civil society networks from northeastern Afghanistan met in Fayzabad to initiate a dialogue with local authorities on upcoming elections and to discuss civil society recommendations for the electoral process.
HERAT - Education, vocational opportunities and full participation in Afghan social and political life are essential for countering violent extremism among those Afghan youth most at risk of being drawn into the conflict, said participants at the first-ever meeting of the newly e
NEW YORK - Dear friends around the world, Happy New Year.
When I took office one year ago, I appealed for 2017 to be a year for peace. Unfortunately - in fundamental ways, the world has gone in reverse.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is pleased to announce that at the second project board meeting to support parliamentary elections, a new agreement was signed to enable enhanced contributions to the voter registration budget.
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General condemns the attack today on the Tabyan Cultural Center as well as a media outlet in Kabul. The indiscriminate attack caused hundreds of civilian casualties, including women and children.
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks that took place in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 28 December, which resulted in more than 40 people killed and 80 injured, for which the Islamic State in Iraq and t
KANDAHAR - To eliminate violence against women, the support and participation of everyone in Afghan society, especially religious scholars and other community leaders, is crucial, participants said at a UN-backed symposium in the capital of the southern province of Kandahar.