NEW YORK - The Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) by unanimously adopting resolution 2460 (2019). UNAMA’S mandate will now run until 17 September 2019.
KABUL - UNAMA takes note of the recent decision by the Afghan Government to address reports of civilian casualties apparently caused by pro-Government forces in three separate incidents on 8 and 9 March in Maidan Wardak, Nangarhar and Paktika provinces, including the instruction
KABUL - The United Nations in Afghanistan marks International Women’s Day, which is being observed globally under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change,” putting innovation at the centre of efforts to build solutions that work for women and girls and achieve ge
KUNDUZ - Empowering women to participate in public life and policy-making contributes to addressing inequalities and promotes diversity and inclusion, say panelists at UN-backed radio programmes in the country’s northeast.
KUNDUZ - Participants at an event in the north-eastern province of Kunduz, say skilful mediation promotes dialogue, brings disputing parties closer together and helps with peaceful and quicker resolution of disputes.
KABUL – More civilians were killed in the Afghan conflict last year than at any time since records have been kept, according to a United Nations report released today by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the UN Human Rights Office.
KABUL- Surrounded by a lovingly-arranged collection of fading cherished personal items --a wrist watch, a compact disc, some drawings, a pen and note paper-- a framed photo of Abdul Latif stares out from behind one of many vitrines lined up along the exhibition wall.
HERAT - The importance of women’s meaningful participation in the national and local peace processes and their active involvement in conflict prevention was at the center of discussions in a day long UN-backed symposium in Herat.
KUNDUZ - In its efforts to support public dialogue among Afghans about reconciliation, peace and human rights, UNAMA works closely with local media partners --not just in the provincial capitals but also at district-level.