NEW YORK - The Secretary-General condemns yesterday’s twin attack in Kabul City targeting civilians at a sports centre in an area populated by Afghanistan’s Shi’a community.
HERAT - Improving the media’s access to information affecting local communities, strengthening press freedom and ensuring journalist safety were among the topics discussed at a UN-backed symposium in the western province of Herat this week.
GARDEZ - The active participation of communities in the upcoming elections is crucial for building a more peaceful and stable country, said participants gathered at a UN-backed event in the south-eastern province of Paktya.
JALALABAD - Participants in a UN-backed television programme broadcast in the eastern province of Nangarhar singled out education as the key to women’s empowerment at all levels of Afghanistan’s political and social life.
Kabul - UNAMA welcomes the announcement by the Government of a conditional ceasefire for the upcoming Eid and calls on the parties to the conflict to seize this opportunity to put an end to violence.
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the suicide attack yesterday on an education centre in Kabul. According to reports, many of the victims at the co-educational facility were students under the age of 18.
NILI - Women’s participation in political processes is crucial for advancing Afghanistan toward a more stable and prosperous country, said panellists during a UN-backed radio programme in the central highlands province of Daikundi.