KUNDUZ - The advocacy role of young Afghans in working with government to fight corruption, promote women’s equality and bring about sustainable peace was the focus of a UN-backed radio programme in the northern province of Kunduz this week.
MEHTARLAM - In a UN-backed radio programme on women and peace, government officials and civil society representatives underlined the need for women in Afghanistan’s eastern region to play an increasingly important role in resolving community conflict.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes today’s announcement by the Independent Election Commission that parliamentary and district council elections will take place on 7 July 2018.
NEW YORK - The deadly truck bomb attack of 31 May in Kabul and the cycle of violence that ensued should serve as a “clarifying moment” for vital decisions to be taken to shore up Afghanistan’s stability or for the country to possibly face far worse, said the UN Secretary-General’
KUNDUZ - Addressing residents of Kunduz province in a UN-backed televised debate, community leaders emphasized the critical importance of institutionalizing the principles of peace at all levels of society, from the social to the political.
AYBAK - Stronger bonds must be forged between government offices and the private sector to see sustained economic growth, said panellists at a UN-backed symposium held in the capital of the northern province of Samangan last week.
KABUL - Expressing solidarity with Afghan people, in the wake of recent violence in the country, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today underscored the Organization's full commitment to work with the Government and people of the country to build a sustainable and
NEW YORK - Upon taking up my duties as Secretary-General in January of this year, my very first act was to issue an appeal for peace -- a call on citizens, governments and leaders everywhere to put peace first.