BAMYAN – Violence against women should have no place in Afghan society stressed participants of a UN-backed radio series in Bamyan and Daikundi provinces.
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
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on 24 January, targeting an international humanitarian organization, which resulted in at least 5 people killed and
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) joins the Afghan authorities and the international community in condemning the attack on the Save the Children office that claimed the lives of several civilians and injured others, many of them humanitarian aid workers.
NEW YORK - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has spoken out against the fatal attack on the Afghan offices of renowned international non-governmental organization Save the Children, saying that he was “appalled and deeply saddened” by the casualties.
HERAT - Improving the conditions of working Afghan women by ensuring equal opportunity and treatment is the objective of a newly appointed gender specialist in the office the governor in the western province of Herat.
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 20 January, which resulted in at least 22 people killed and 9 injured, for which the T
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns the Taliban-claimed attack at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul that killed at least six civilians, including one woman, and injured at least three others.
JALALABAD - The full participation of women in all aspects of peace-building was stressed by participants at a series of UN-backed symposiums in Afghanistan’s eastern region last year, leading to several activists taking the initiative to set up their own community peace events.