KABUL - To support efforts by Afghanistan’s communities and institutions to protect and promote human rights and fundamental freedoms, civil society members, government officials, religious scholars, media professionals, women’s rights activists and other community leaders came t
NEW YORK - The Members of the Security Council welcomed the outcome of the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan on 27-28 November, co-hosted by the government of Afghanistan and the United Nations, which renewed the partnership and cooperation of the government of Afghanistan and the
KABUL - Marking International Human Rights Day, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) underscores the enduring importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on its 70th anniversary and renews its call to protect and promote human rights and fundamental freedo
KABUL - The United Nations marked International Anti-Corruption Day in Kabul by reaffirming its support to Afghanistan’s anti-corruption initiatives and by highlighting the ongoing need to accelerate reform in the interest of improving the lives of all Afghans.
KABUL - To support efforts by Afghanistan’s communities and institutions in ending all forms of violence against women and girls, UNAMA’s regional offices organised a series of events and programmes across the country for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence camp
KABUL - Preliminary findings from the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) indicate that as many as 23 civilians were killed and three injured Tuesday in an airstrike in Garmser district of Helmand province during operations conducted by pro-government forces against Tali
MAHMUD-E-RAQI - The active and meaningful participation of young Afghans in the country’s public institutions and in political processes is crucial for local development initiatives, said panellists in a UN-backed radio programme broadcast in the central province of Kapisa.
BAMYAN - Community elders, civil society activists, religious scholars and media representatives in the central highlands province gathered at a UN-backed symposium to strategize on ways to promote social cohesion, both locally and nationally, in the interest of advancing peace.