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AFGHANISTAN / ELECTIONS WRAP 1

As Afghans cue in front of the polling stations across the country to elect a new President as well as members of 34 Provincial Councils, the top United Nations official in the country has congratulated the people of Afghanistan for participating in the country's "historic moment." UNAMA  

5 Apr 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / ELECTION PREPS

In the forthcoming presidential elections in Afghanistan the UN urges the electoral management body to do its best to encourage Afghani women to participate in voting process. UNAMA

3 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / AFGHANISTAN

On the day that the Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Afghanistan, the head of the UN mission in that country (UNAMA) said that the coming elections are a defining moment that will earn President Hamid Karzai a place in history. UNTV

17 Mar 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / MEMORIAL

The UN mission in Afghanistan held a memorial on Sunday to remember the four colleagues killed in an attack at a restaurant in Kabul. UNAMA

21 Jan 2014 | Read More »

NY/ AFGHANISTAN BAN REAX

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon condemned in strongest term the terrorist attack on the restaurant in Kabul, Afghanistan that  killed 21 people, including four UN staff.  UNTV

18 Jan 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / IDP CAMP EDUCATION

UNICEF’s partner organization Aschiana has been setting up tent classrooms in various camps in  Afghanistan with the goal of quickly educating the children so they can be integrated into government classrooms.  UNICEF

26 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / AFGHANISTAN

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan, Jan Kubiš, told the Security Council today that progress continues and efforts are on track – although not without challenges and temporary setbacks, adding that the key in this delicate time is enhancing predictability. UNTV

17 Dec 2013 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN REPORT

Ahead of the International Human Rights Day, 10 December, the UN has released a report that says Afghan authorities registered more reports of violence against women under the Law on the Elimination of Violence against Women (EVAW law) over the past year, but prosecutions and convictions under the law remained low, with most cases settled by mediation. [...]

9 Dec 2013 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / DRUGS

Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan rose to record levels this year with a 36 percent increase compared to last year, according to a new survey launched by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the Afghan Government. UNAMA

13 Nov 2013 | Read More »

IMF/ MIDDLE EAST

The near-term economic outlook for the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan region has weakened, the IMF said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for the region, which projects growth to decline to 2¼ percent this year and to pick up in 2014 as global conditions improve and oil production recovers. IMF

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

 

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