HERAT - Ahead of a forthcoming poetry festival that is expected to draw hundreds of writers and poetry aficionados alike to Herat, a series of UN-backed televised programmes about the intersection of poetry and peace has been running in the western provinces.
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks that took place in Afghanistan over the past week, targeting a medical center for midwives and a government building in Jalalabad as well as the Khawaja Hass
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General condemns the 31 July suicide attack targeting the provincial government’s department of refugees and returnees in Jalalabad City, killing at least 15 civilians, including a staff member of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
BAZARAK - More effective coordination is needed to protect and advance women’s rights in Afghanistan, said government officials, rights activists and other community leaders gathered at a UN-backed symposium in Panjshir.
KABUL - It is with profound sadness that the United Nations family in Afghanistan confirms that an employee of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) was killed in yesterday’s attack on the Department of Refugees and Returnees in Jalalabad.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns in the strongest terms today’s attack in Jalalabad that killed at least 13 civilians and injured at least 20, and expresses its outrage at the recent pattern of attacks targeting civilians and civilian objects.
KANDAHAR - Practical steps toward peace are more important now than ever, said community leaders gathered at a UN-backed symposium in the southern province of Kandahar to focus on opportunities for resolving conflict and building community cohesion.
LASHKAR GAH - To discuss the Helmand’s latest economic development plans, preparations for the upcoming elections and human rights topics, UNAMA’s Kandahar regional office organized a series of meetings with civil society members, women’s rights groups, government officials and o
BAMYAN - Women’s participation in development planning and political processes is crucial for advancing Afghanistan toward a more stable and prosperous country, said panellists during a UN-backed radio programme in the central highlands province of Bamyan.
TALOQAN - After nation-wide consultations on peace among ordinary Afghans from across the country, all documented in a new book, community leaders in Takhar met at a UN-backed event to discuss possible next steps toward building a more stable and prosperous country.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is pleased to announce that at the third project board meeting to support the upcoming parliamentary and district council elections, a new agreement was signed to enable enhanced contributions to Afghanista
NEW YORK - The Security Council notes the conclusion of the voter registration process in Afghanistan on July 18, which according to preliminary data of the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan saw more than 8.9 million Afghans register, including more than 3 million wo