NEW YORK - The Secretary-General welcomes the Afghan Government’s announcement of the extension of the unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban.
KABUL - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) commends the Government of Afghanistan and the Taliban for honoring the ceasefires. UNAMA welcomes the announcement made today by President Ghani to extend the ceasefire with the Taliban beyond Eid-ul-Fitr.
MEHTARLAM - A UN-backed local peace initiative has ended a longstanding land and social dispute in Laghman, demonstrating the power of local communities to determine their fate through consensus-building, even against the backdrop of the broader conflict playing out across the co
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council welcomed the announcement by the Government of Afghanistan on 7 June of a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban for the end of Ramadan and the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
MAHMUD-E-RAQI - Cooperation among political and social groups is essential for strengthening democracy and facilitating economic development across Afghanistan, said panellists in a UN-backed radio programme broadcast in the central province of Kapisa.
ASADABAD - Community-level peace efforts in eastern Afghanistan are demonstrating the power of consensus-building, even against the backdrop of the broader conflict playing out across the country, said panellists in a UN-backed programme broadcast out of the provincial capital of
PUL-E-KHUMRI - The active participation of young Afghans in democratic processes is crucial in creating a more stable, inclusive and peaceful country, said panellists during a UN-backed television programme focused on elections in the northeastern province of Baghlan.