Press Releases

  • 09 Sep 2009 - KABUL - This week is expected to see the end of the tallying process conducted by the Independent Election Commission (IEC). Over the next days, the election will then move to the next stage – the adjudication of complaints by the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC). ...
  • 08 Sep 2009 - KABUL - This week is expected to see the end of the tallying process conducted by the Independent Election Commission (IEC). Over the next days, the election will then move to the next stage – the adjudication of complaints by the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC). All of...
  • 02 Sep 2009 - KABUL - I am appalled to have learned of today’s suicide bomb attack at Metherlam Mosque in Laghman province which resulted in the death of Afghanistan’s deputy chief of intelligence along with several other Government officials and injuries to many other civilians.  ...
  • 27 Aug 2009 - 26 August 2009 - The Secretary-General was shocked and dismayed when he learned of the attack that took place in the Afghan city of Kandahar yesterday evening, which caused the death of over forty civilians and injured more than eighty others.   He condemns in the strongest...
  • 26 Aug 2009 - 26 August 2009 - Last night a suicide bomb attack in Kandahar city resulted in the death of at least forty-one civilians and injuries to over eighty others....
  • 23 Aug 2009 - 20 August 2009 - 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...
  • 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...

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