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 21 March, on Nowruz, which resulted in at least 33 people killed and 65 injured, for which the Islamic State in Iraq
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General condemns today’s attack in Kabul during the Nowruz celebrations near a religious shrine. Nowruz is a time of renewal and celebration, and should be a time for promoting the values of peace and solidarity.
KABUL - On behalf of the United Nations in Afghanistan, I condemn today’s attack in Kabul.
As UNAMA continues to verify civilian casualties from the incident, initial reports indicate that at least 25 civilians were killed and many others injured.
KABUL - The United Nations family in Afghanistan extends warm regards to all Afghans on Nowruz, as the country marks the new year and the beginning of spring as a time of renewal and celebration, and an occasion for promoting the values of peace and solidarity between generations
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council welcomed the convening of the second meeting of the Kabul Process for Peace and Security Cooperation in Afghanistan on 28 February and commended the declaration agreed to by its participants.
KABUL - The United Nations in Afghanistan marks International Women’s Day today, recognizing the global movement for women’s rights and the work of activists who have been central to the push for gender equality.
HERAT - A series of UN-backed events across Afghanistan to support gender equality and to empower women started this week in Herat with a radio roundtable discussion that focused on the need for women to be fully included in peace processes and development initiatives.
KABUL - Media can follow live the UN Security Council session on the Secretary-General’s latest Report on Afghanistan broadcast on UN WEB TV, scheduled to commence 10:00 New York local time (19:30 Kabul local) 8 March.