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30 Dec 2003 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

29 Dec 2003 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

24 Dec 2003 description
report Government of Japan

With the objective of contributing to the implementation of the project for Infectious Disease Prevention for Children in Afghanistan, the Government of Japan decided to provide 540 million yen in grant aid to UNICEF and on December 18, 2003, an exchange of notes took place in Kabul, between Mr. Kinichi Komano, Ambassador to Afghanistan on the Japanese side, and Dr.

18 Dec 2003 description
report Malteser

Cologne. "Malteser Germany supports emergency health services for the 500 members of the Loya Jirga as well as for the 100 members of the government and the international staff participating in the assembly. Our team ca-res for the delegates' health in order to make sure that they complete their important conference successfully", says Dr. Thomas Walz, Head of Mission of the Malteser team in Kabul, and summarizes their duties during Afghanistan's constitutional assembly.

05 Dec 2003 description

Appeal Target: CHF 14,523,714 (USD 9.97m or EUR 9.8).
Revised in Programme Update No. 2 to CHF 10,703,983.
Further revised in this update to CHF 8,826,970
Period covered: July to September 2003

05 Dec 2003 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/10215
Fifty-eighth General Assembly
Plenary
69th Meeting (AM & PM)

The General Assembly today called on all Afghan groups to respect the authority of and support the Transitional Administration, and called on donors to respect their commitments made at the Tokyo International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan, as it discussed the situation in that country and adopted, without a vote, a related resolution

01 Dec 2003 description
report UN Children's Fund


AFGHANISTAN
Appeal status: 52% funded

Priority action for children: Accelerating Girls Education in Afghanistan

30 Nov 2003 description

TALKING POINTS
Voter Registration Starts This Week

The registration of voters in Afghanistan will start the first week of December in eight cities: Kabul, Bamyan, Jalalabad, Kunduz, Mazar-e-Sharif, Herat, Kandahar and Gardez. As you know, this registration of voters is for the elections that are scheduled to happen next year.

20 Nov 2003 description


(Prepared by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, based on inputs received from the UN Country Team)
Background and Rationale

19 Nov 2003 description


Strengthening the Government

Program Goals

Support the Bonn process: the Constitutional, Human Rights, and Judicial Commissions; the elections scheduled for June 2004; and a free and independent media.

Improve government planning, budgeting, revenue generation (e.g., customs), monetary management, and private-sector related legal and regulatory frameworks.

Build capacity to carry out other legitimate government functions and support reconstruction of health, judicial, education, economic, agricultural and transportation infrastructure.

18 Nov 2003 description


Appeal Target: US$ 6,225,557
Balance Requested from ACT Alliance: US$ 6,204,821

Geneva, 18 November 2003

Dear Colleagues,

14 Nov 2003 description
report World Vision

Afghanistan, a country of roughly 22.5 million people, is in a truly desperate situation. Out of every 1000 children born, 257 die before turning five. Seventy-eight percent of the population live in rural areas, of which only 11% have access to drinking water, and a mere 8% have access to sanitation. Seventy percent of the entire population is malnourished. Men will live an average of 43 years, and women just six additional months. The adult literacy rate is 36%, the female and male rates at 21% and 51%, respectively. Just four years ago, in 1999, the per capita income was US$178.

12 Nov 2003 description

Strengthening the Government

Program Goals

Support the Bonn process: the Constitutional, Human Rights, and Judicial Commissions; the elections scheduled for June 2004; and a free and independent media.

Improve government planning, budgeting, revenue generation (e.g., customs), monetary management, and private-sector related legal and regulatory frameworks.

Build capacity to carry out other legitimate government functions and support reconstruction of health, judicial, education, economic, agricultural and transportation infrastructure.

Recent Progress:

Tax Administration: …

07 Nov 2003 description
report UN Children's Fund

KABUL, 7 November 2003, - Exactly twelve months after the publication of a milestone report on the situation of maternal health in Afghanistan, UNICEF today has applauded its partners on the important progress made in safeguarding the lives of Afghanistan's women.

05 Nov 2003 description

Strengthening the Government

Program Goals

  • Support the Bonn process: the Constitutional, Human Rights, and Judicial Commissions; the elections scheduled for June 2004; and a free and independent media.