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UNAMA – United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

UN / AFGHANISTAN

The UN top official in Afghanistan told Security Council today that "the intensification of the conflict is eroding the atmosphere for constructive negotiations." UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Jun 2015 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / JUSTICE FOR WOMEN

Access to justice for women victims of violence in Afghanistan needs to be strengthened, a new UN report has urged. The report states that while there is a legal framework in place for such cases, there remain many factors hindering access to justice and redress for such women, in particular the lack of available civil [...]

20 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / AFGHANISTAN

The Security Council extended the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) by a year in a unanimous vote. UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Mar 2015 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / 2014 CIVILIAN CASUALTIES

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said today that civilian casualties in that country topped 10,000 in 2014, a 22 per cent increase compared to the past year.  UNAMA

18 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN/ AFGHANISTAN

Leaders of the UN's mission in Afghanistan said today that although the  Taliban insurgents, reacting to UN efforts, have publicly  claimed to have changed their methods  and have promised to protect civilians, they still cause the majority of  civilian casualties in that country. UNAMA

19 Dec 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / HUMAN RIGHTS

In a training workshop held as part of the observance of the second annual Human Rights week in Afghanistan, the international and national experts shared information and expertise on advocacy and mechanisms for promoting and protecting human rights in Afghanistan. UNAMA

9 Dec 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / JAN KUBIS

The outgoing United Nations (UN) Envoy for Afghanistan Ján Kubiš commended the Afghan people and its authorities for successfully completing the peaceful and democratic transfer of power this year, as well as for their vision for the future of the country. UNAMA

14 Nov 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / OPIUM SURVEY

A new United Nations-backed study said Afghanistan registered record levels of opium poppy cultivation this year, with the illicit crop being cultivated in an estimated 224,000 hectares of land. The "Afghanistan Opium Survey 2014" indicated a seven percent increase in the total land area used by poppy growers, as compared to last year. UNAMA

13 Nov 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo said at the end of her visit in Afghanistan "violence against women and girls is a widespread and systemic problem that has an impact throughout the life cycle of women and girls, whether it occurs in the public or private spheres." UNAMA

13 Nov 2014 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / HAYSOM

In the wake of first-ever peaceful power transfer in Afghanistan's history, a senior United Nations official today reaffirmed the world body's commitment to helping Afghanistan on its path to peace and stability. UNAMA

3 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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