HERAT - Empowerment of Afghan women and their increased participation in the country’s economic and political development was at the centre of a lively UNAMA-backed debate in the western Farah province this week.
GARDEZ - The advocacy role of young Afghans in working with government to fight corruption, promote women’s equality and bring about sustainable peace was the focus of an open debate in the south-eastern province of Paktika this week.
KUNDUZ - Addressing residents of Baghlan and Takhar in televised roundtable debates, religious scholars emphasized the critical importance of institutionalizing the principles of peace at all levels of society, from the social to the political.
Nili - A strong partnership between provincial councils, government and civil society is a critical necessity for good governance, says Deputy Governor of Daikundi Province, Mr Habibullah Radmanish.
KABUL - Afghan women from the across the country gathered today to discuss their experiences, vision and contribution to peace in the country at the Fourth Kabul Symposium “Afghan Women; Messengers of Peace” hosted by Afghanistan’s First Lady.
KUNDUZ - Promoting women’s access to government services and hiring more women into civil service positions were among the topics for a new outreach initiative targeting thousands of marginalized women in remote areas of two of Afghanistan’s northeastern provinces.
KABUL - Afghanistan is making progress in fighting corruption in the face of many challenges, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan said at an anti-corruption conference co-hosted by the Afghan government and the European Union held in Kabul today.