LAGHMAN, 31 March 2015 – Women leaders in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Laghman encouraged girls attending a conference on women’s issues to focus on their education so they can play a more powerful role in Afghan society.
NEW YORK, 26 March 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the world body’s headquarters in New York. The meeting marked Mr. Ghani’s first visit to the United Nations as President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON, 22 March 2015 - The top United Nations official in Afghanistan, Nicholas Haysom, stressed the world body’s commitment to support Afghanistan, both in the country and across the region, during a panel discussion held at the Wilson Center in Washington D.C.
GARDEZ, 22 March 2015 – A polio immunization campaign, supported by the United Nations, is now underway to immunize nearly one million children against the crippling disease in the southeastern region of Afghanistan.
KANDAHAR, 22 March 2015 – To promote peace and reconciliation at the community level, the United Nations has backed a series of theatre events in various districts of the southern province of Kandahar.
KABUL, 20 March 2015 – The United Nations condemns, in the strongest terms, the brutal killing and burning of a 27 year old mentally ill woman.
KABUL, 19 March 2015 – UNAMA released a report today titled “The Stolen Lands of Afghanistan and its People: The State Land Distribution System.” The report, the second in a series of three, was prepared by the mission’s Rule of Law personnel to provide an analysis of the land administration and management framework in Afghanistan.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at United Nations headquarters in New York on 26 March 2015. UN Photo / Evan Schneider
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