GARDEZ - University students from the southeast province of Paktya gathered at a UN-backed symposium in the provincial capital of Gardez to make their voices heard on the crucial importance of respecting and protecting human rights.
KABUL / GENEVA - A United Nations special report, which examines the impact on civilians of United States’ airstrikes on alleged drug-processing facilities on 5 May 2019 in Afghanistan, determines that the operation caused a large number of civil
KABUL - Aisha Khurram has been selected as Afghanistan’s Youth Representative to the United Nations for 2019, joining a group of other young people from across the globe to act as representatives for a new generation seeking to make their voices heard at the world body.
QALA-E-NAW - At a UN-backed event in Qala-e-Naw, the capital of Badghis province in western Afghanistan, community leaders underscored the need for stronger measures to protect children in armed conflict.
NEW YORK - On the eve of the 28 September presidential election in Afghanistan, the Secretary-General urges all stakeholders to ensure that Afghan voters, women and men, are able to exercise their right to vote.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) voices its continuing deep concerns about the high number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan and reiterates that all parties to the conflict must do their utmost to protect civilians from harm.
KABUL - In the run-up to voting on 28 September in presidential elections, the United Nations in Afghanistan urges all stakeholders to play their part in creating conditions for citizens to vote in safety and for the credibility of the electoral process to be saf
KABUL - Effective coordination between government officials and the communities they serve will lead to improved public services and better development initiatives, stressed Logar participants at a UN-backed event in Kabul.
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the continuing high number of attacks in Afghanistan in recent weeks, and, most lately, in Qalat, Zabul Province on 19 September, which resulted in at least 20 people killed and more than 95 injured,