KABUL - The following is a transcript of the opening remarks delivered by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, at the beginning of the Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board meeting.
MAZAR-E-SHARIF - Strong synergy between government officials, civil society members, rights advocates and other community leaders is essential for protecting the human rights of women and girls, said participants at a recent symposium in the northern province of Balkh.
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 1 July 2019, which resulted in at least 35 people killed and more than 70 people injured, many of them civilians, for which the Talib
KABUL - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is appalled by the Taliban-claimed attack yesterday in a civilian-populated area of Kabul, where schools, homes, media outlets and other civilian facilities were immediately nearby.
KABUL - Regarding efforts related to the upcoming presidential elections and the work to create an initial peace framework in Afghanistan, I wish to reiterate that both processes are top priorities for the United Nations.
SHARANA - Civil society representatives came together recently in Afghanistan’s southeast province of Paktika to strategize on ways to coordinate with local communities and electoral management bodies to enhance participation in the upcoming presidential elections.
KABUL - Media can follow the live broadcast of the UN Security Council session on the Secretary-General’s latest report on Afghanistan on UN Web TV (http://webtv.un.org), scheduled to commence Wednesday, 19 June, at 15:00 New York local time (23: