KUNDUZ - In an effort to promote the rights of women in the northeastern region, one woman is taking action and rallying others to create a more safer and violent free environment for women.
HERAT - A group of women leaders from across Afghanistan gathered in the western city of Herat to underscore the importance and need for greater involvement of women in building peace, preventing conflict and countering violent extremism.
JALALABAD - In Afghanistan’s eastern region, two UN-backed peace initiatives in 2018 ended longstanding disputes and are continuing to demonstrate the power of local communities to determine their fate through consensus-building, even against the backdrop of the broader conflict
CHARIKAR - The active participation of all Afghans in peace-building is necessary for creating a more stable, inclusive and peaceful country, said panellists in a UN-backed radio programme broadcast in the central province of Parwan.
JALALABAD - Community leaders must coordinate their efforts to protect and provide support to civilians affected by the ongoing conflict, said participants during a UN-backed symposium on human rights in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
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 24 December, targeting a government building, which resulted in at least 43 people killed and 27 people injured.
SAR-E-PUL - A strong partnership between government and civil society is a critical necessity for improved service delivery, good governance and rural development, said participants at a UN-backed event in the northern province of Sar-e-Pul.
KUNDUZ - Religious scholars, civil society representatives, women’s rights activists, government officials and other community leaders came together at a UN-backed symposium in Kunduz to strategize on the best way forward to sustainable peace.
NILI - Community elders, civil society activists, religious scholars and media representatives in the central highlands province of Daikundi gathered at a UN-backed symposium to strategize on ways to promote social cohesion, both locally and nationally, in the interest of advanci