KABUL - In its latest report on the treatment of conflict-related detainees in Afghanistan published today, the UN documents an encouraging reduction in the number of cases of torture since 2016 but notes its ongoing concern at the high number of detainees who continue to report
LASHKAR GAH - The following is a transcript of the statement delivered by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto on the Role of Women in Peace and Security in Afghanistan.
HELMAND – Providing women with access to education is the most sustainable means of addressing gender inequality and improving the lives of women, stressed participants in a series of UN-backed radio discussions in the southern provinces of Helmand, Nimroz and Zabul.
KABUL - An airstrike conducted by international military forces on the night of Friday to Saturday in Kunduz in support of pro-Government forces on the ground killed 13 civilians and injured three more, according to preliminary findings of the UN Assis
NEW YORK - The Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) by unanimously adopting resolution 2460 (2019). UNAMA’S mandate will now run until 17 September 2019.