NEW YORK - Media stakeout following the briefing to the Security Council by the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto.
JALALABAD - In Afghanistan’s eastern region, elders are central to resolving local conflicts. Participants of a TV debate reiterated the vital role played by community leaders in efforts to bring stability to the region.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes today’s launch of the National Electoral Forum by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) as an important step towards elections seen as credible, transparent, and inclusive in the eyes of the Afghan people.
JALALABAD - The top United Nations official in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, visited the country’s eastern province of Nangarhar on Thursday to meet first-hand with the province’s government officials and community leaders to learn about their concerns and discuss key issues,
KUNDUZ - During a series of UN-backed televised programmes in Afghanistan’s northeastern region, participants highlighted the importance of access to information as a necessary tool for fighting corruption, defending human rights and fostering peace.
NILI - A private radio manager contends that his station, which the governor has sharply criticized, is slated to be bulldozed in favor of a proposed public road project, and that he is receiving constant threats from anonymous Facebook users.