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No better way forward for Afghanistan than unity government

Nicholas Haysom, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in that country and its implications for international peace and security.
Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten

There is no better way forward for Afghanistan than a national unity government, according to the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan. Nicholas Haysom on Thursday briefed the Security Council on…

18 Dec 2014 / Listen /

Disaster-related deaths in Asia-Pacific rise three-fold in past decade

Typhoon Haiyan left an estimated 1.1 million cubic metres of debris in Tacloban City alone. Credit: OCHA/Jose Reyna

Disaster-induced deaths in the Asia-Pacific region rose more than three-fold in the past decade, largely due to extreme disasters,…

18 Dec 2014 / Listen /

"Significant progress" made in Afghanistan

Nicholas Haysom , UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for AfghanistanPhoto: Fardin Waezi / UNAMA

Significant progress has been made in Afghanistan since the country embarked on a peaceful political transition according to the…

18 Dec 2014 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: Pakistan receives UN support following "most barbaric attack"

Timo Pakkala. UNDP@PHOTO

The authorities in Pakistan are to get the full support of the United Nations following what has been described…

18 Dec 2014 / Listen /
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