BADGHIS – The need for participation and inclusion of rural women in the development agenda was stressed during an intensive discussion in a UN-backed radio programme in the western province of Badghis.
KABUL - All sides in the Afghan conflict must do more to protect and respect the civilian population, said Afghans from different walks of life at a series of UN-backed forums taking place around the country.
KABUL – The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes the coming into force of Afghanistan’s new penal code, a milestone in the country’s criminal justice reform and a vital part of efforts to strengthen the rule of law.
KABUL - More than 10,000 civilians lost their lives or suffered injuries during 2017, according to the latest annual UN report documenting the impact of the armed conflict on civilians in Afghanistan.
FAIZABAD - Local media’s important role in providing accurate information to build trust among communities, and in preventing and resolving conflicts, was stressed by journalists in recent events in the northeastern province of Badakshan.
FIRUZKOH - Building stronger partnerships between provincial authorities and civil society to improve governance and enhance service delivery was the focus of a recent UN-backed event in the capital of Afghanistan’s western province of Ghor.
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 27January, which resulted in at least 95 people killed and 158 injured, for which the Taliban has claimed responsibi