PUl-E-KHUMRI - Government officials, civil society members, teachers, activists and other community leaders gathered in Afghanistan’s northeast to discuss recent efforts to improve protections for women’s rights.
JALALABAD - Religious scholars and other community leaders gathered at a UN-backed symposium in eastern Afghanistan to strategize on ways to promote social cohesion, both locally and nationally, in the interest of advancing peace.
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack on a wedding hall in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 17 August 2019, which resulted in more than 70 civilians killed and 180 civilians injured, for which the so-called
KABUL - As we prepare to mark the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, I wish all Afghans a peaceful and joyous celebration.
I hope that families around Afghanistan will be able to come together and celebrate Eid in an environment free of fear and violence.
KUNDUZ - Participants at a series of UN-backed events in Afghanistan’s northeast say they support national peace efforts but only if they are fully inclusive, representing all segments of Afghan society, female and male alike, to ensure a lasting outcome.
KABUL - The United Nations in Afghanistan reminds all parties to the conflict of their responsibility to protect civilians and to comply with their obligations under international law, as the latest UN documentation shows that civilian casualty rates returned to record high level
NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack on a bus full of civilians traveling along the Kandahar-Herat Highway in Western Afghanistan on 31 July 2019, which resulted in at least 34 people killed and