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.
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Sima Samar and Mr. Juan Gabriel Valdés to his High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation. Ms. Samar and Mr. Valdés succeed Ms. Michelle Bachelet and Mr.