NEW YORK, 19 December 2014 – The number of civilians killed and injured in Afghanistan this year is the highest ever recorded by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), said its head, Nicholas Haysom, at a press conference at UN headquarters in New York today.
NEW YORK, 18 December 2014 – The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Nicholas Haysom, briefed the Security Council today on the Secretary-General’s latest report regarding the situation in the country and the world body’s recent work there. Download the latest Report of the Secretary-General to the Security Council on Afghanistan.
KABUL, 14 December 2014 – Afghanistan’s President and a senior UN official today condemned widespread human rights violations in the country and urged that perpetrators be held to account.
KABUL, 14 December 2014 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns the killing of 11 Afghan de-miners and the wounding of another six in an attack in Helmand province yesterday.
NEW YORK, 13 December 2014 - The latest quarterly report on the situation in Afghanistan and the activities of the United Nations there is available here (9 December 2014). Full Report
KABUL, 12 December 2014 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns yesterday’s suicide attack against a crowd of civilians in Kabul.
KABUL, 10 December 2014 – Each year, the United Nations commemorates Human Rights Day on 10 December, the day on which the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the “common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.”
KABUL, 9 December 2014 – During the past two weeks leading to Human Rights Day, United Nations-backed radio broadcasts, television debates and theatre performances focused on the critical importance of protecting Afghan women and girls from violence.
Afghanistan’s President and a senior UN official on Sunday condemned widespread human rights violations in the country and urged that the perpetrators be held to account.
Ján Kubiš, the former SRSG for Afghanistan, outlined the UN’s assistance to
the country as it faced a deadlock in the presidential elections
process. November 2014
Senior UN officials in Afghanistan welcome the passing of legislation by Afghan parliament to criminalize underage recruitment in armed forces: 5 November 2014
United Nations Day Concert - United with Afghanistan: 23 October 2014
UN Secretary-General's Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan, Nicholas Haysom, press encounter on the audit process and the way forward: 27 August 2014
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