KABUL - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is appalled by the Taliban-claimed attack yesterday in a civilian-populated area of Kabul, where schools, homes, media outlets and other civilian facilities were immediately nearby.
KABUL - Regarding efforts related to the upcoming presidential elections and the work to create an initial peace framework in Afghanistan, I wish to reiterate that both processes are top priorities for the United Nations.
SHARANA - Civil society representatives came together recently in Afghanistan’s southeast province of Paktika to strategize on ways to coordinate with local communities and electoral management bodies to enhance participation in the upcoming presidential elections.
KABUL - Media can follow the live broadcast of the UN Security Council session on the Secretary-General’s latest report on Afghanistan on UN Web TV (http://webtv.un.org), scheduled to commence Wednesday, 19 June, at 15:00 New York local time (23:
KUNDUZ - Afghan women have a fundamental role to play in the ongoing peace process, which must be inclusive for the peace that emerges to be truly sustainable, said the UN’s top envoy to Afghanistan during a human rights symposium this week in the northeast province of Kunduz.
PUL-E-KHUMRI - Afghanistan’s long conflict must end, as it is perpetuating a cycle of poverty, illiteracy and inequality among millions of Afghans, said panellists during a radio discussion in the northeastern province of Baghlan.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan expresses grave concern about credible accounts of Taliban subjecting detainees to ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture, as well as serious allegations that some detainees were killed.