Press Releases

  • 23 Aug 2009 - KABUL - The members of the Security Council welcome the holding of the presidential and provincial council elections in Afghanistan on 20 August 2009. The members of the Council reiterate the importance of these elections as Afghanistan, working together with other members of...
  • 20 Aug 2009 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General would like to congratulate the women and men of Afghanistan on today’s Presidential and Provincial Council elections. He notes that, by exercising their Constitutional right to vote, the Afghan people have demonstrated again their desire for...
  • 19 Aug 2009 - 13 August 2009 - Six weeks after the launch of the EU EOM and one week before Election Day for the Presidential and Provincial Council Elections in Afghanistan, the Mission would like to emphasise three key points.   The EU EOM deplores the number of incidents of violence...
  • 19 Aug 2009 - 19 August 2009 - The Secretary-General encourages all Afghan women and men eligible to vote to cast their ballot in the upcoming Presidential and Provincial Council elections on 20 August 2009....
  • 19 Aug 2009 - 18 August 2009 - The Secretary-General is deeply distressed by the news that two Afghan UN staff members were killed, and a third injured, in a suicide attack in Kabul earlier today, which reportedly killed seven people and wounded many more. The Secretary-General offers his...
  • 19 Aug 2009 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General encourages all Afghan women and men eligible to vote to cast their ballot in the upcoming Presidential and Provincial Council elections on 20 August 2009. He notes that, by participating in these elections, the Afghan people will help...
  • 19 Aug 2009 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General encourages all Afghan women and men eligible to vote to cast their ballot in the upcoming Presidential and Provincial Council elections on 20 August 2009. He notes that, by participating in these elections, the Afghan people will help...
  • 18 Aug 2009 - 15 August 2009 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned Saturday morning's suicide car bombing in central Kabul that has reportedly killed at least seven people and injured dozens of others, days ahead of much anticipated presidential and provincial elections...
  • 18 Aug 2009 - 18 August 2009 - I am shocked and greatly saddened to have learned that two of my staff members were among those killed in today’s suicide bombing on Kabul’s Jalalabad Road....
  • 18 Aug 2009 - 18 August 2009 - UNAMA has compiled a Media Kit for journalists reporting on the 2009 elections in Afghanistan. The kit features information on the UN, the Independent Election Commission, the Electoral Complaints Commission, the Media Commission and key reports UNAMA has...
  • 16 Aug 2009 - KABUL - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned Saturday morning's suicide car bombing in central Kabul that has reportedly killed at least seven people and injured dozens of others, days ahead of much anticipated presidential and provincial elections across...
  • 05 Aug 2009 - KABUL - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is pleased to announce that world renowned British photographer Tim Page, is joining the Mission to photograph democratic and peace building efforts in Afghanistan....
  • 03 Aug 2009 - 2 August 2009 - The top United Nations official in Afghanistan today condemned violent attacks on presidential hopefuls ahead of this month's national and provincial elections, urging all parties to concentrate on the political debate.   “There has been - and there is - concern...
  • 29 Jul 2009 - 28 July - The Governments of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) today agreed to endorse the extension of their tripartite agreement on voluntary repatriation until 2012.   They also agreed to work together on extending the Proof of Registration (PoR) cards...

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