NEW YORK - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the horrific 17 August terrorist attack on a wedding ceremony in Kabul, claiming the lives of 63 people and injuring over 180.
KABUL - As we prepare to mark the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, I wish all Afghans a peaceful and joyous celebration.
I hope that families around Afghanistan will be able to come together and celebrate Eid in an environment free of fear and violence.
KUNDUZ - Participants at a series of UN-backed events in Afghanistan’s northeast say they support national peace efforts but only if they are fully inclusive, representing all segments of Afghan society, female and male alike, to ensure a lasting outcome.
KABUL - The United Nations in Afghanistan reminds all parties to the conflict of their responsibility to protect civilians and to comply with their obligations under international law, as the latest UN documentation shows that civilian casualty rates returned to record high level
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack on a bus full of civilians traveling along the Kandahar-Herat Highway in Western Afghanistan on 31 July 2019, which resulted in at least 34 people killed and
KABUL - The conflict in Afghanistan continues to have a devastating impact on civilians, with the latest UN update released today documenting 3,812 civilian casualties (1,366 deaths and 2,446 injured) in the first half of 2019.
KABUL - As the presidential election campaign period started on 28 July and runs to 25 September, all candidates and supporters are expected to engage in a fair campaign as outlined in the Election Law, the Independent Election Commission’s Code of Conduct for the candidates and
FAIZABAD - The participation of women in political and national processes is necessary for Afghanistan's development, say participants of a UNAMA-backed event in Faizabad, capital of the north-eastern Badakhshan province.