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Headlines (last 30 days)
- DFID: More than five million Afghans will receive emergency life-saving UK aid. 17 Jun 2019
- UNICEF: Afghanistan sees three-fold increase in attacks on schools in one year – UNICEF. 28 May 2019
- UN News: About 600,000 Afghan children face death from malnutrition without emergency funds. 24 May 2019
- IOM: A third of Afghans have migrated or been displaced since 2012: IOM. 21 May 2019
Most read reports
- UN GA: The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security - Report of the Secretary General (A/73/902–S/2019/493). 18 Jun 2019
- OCHA: Afghanistan: Snapshot of Population Movements (Jan to May 2019)(As of 17 June 2019). 18 Jun 2019
- DFID: Over five million Afghans to receive emergency life-saving UK aid. 17 Jun 2019
- USAID: Catalyzing Afghan Agricultural Innovation, May 2018 - May 2023. 17 Jun 2019
- ACLED: ACLED Regional Overview – Asia (18 June 2019). 18 Jun 2019
In another step towards democracy, delegates to Afghanistan's representative assembly today received a revised draft of the constitution, according to the United Nations Assistance Mission in the country (UNAMA).
An explosion struck a building housing six United Nations workers in the Afghan capital of Kabul early yesterday, but the UN Assistance Mission to the country (UNAMA) reported that no one was injured.
One woman was named a Vice-Chair of Afghanistan's Constitutional Loya Jirga tribal council, which on its second day of work finished electing its bureau, the United Nations mission in the country reported today.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and software giant Microsoft Corp. signed an agreement today in Geneva that will bring training and computer education for refugees in camps located in Kenya and the Russian Federation.
The senior United Nations official concerned with children's welfare during war expressed deep concern today about a second killing of children over the weekend by US-led Coalition forces in Afghanistan and urged the Coalition to "take measures to ensure fuller protection of children and prevent the occurrence of this kind of tragedies in the future."
The international community must decide whether to increase its involvement in Afghanistan or risk failure, given the war-stricken country's deteriorating security situation and the intensifying attacks on United Nations staff and aid workers, Secretary-General Kofi Annan says in a report to the General Assembly released today.
Voter registration has begun in seven regional capitals across Afghanistan ahead of the country's national elections next year, according to the United Nations mission there.
Voter registration starts this week in eight cities across Afghanistan ahead of the country's national elections next year, according to the United Nations mission there.
The United Nations Mine Action Centre in Afghanistan has become the latest UN agency to suspend operations in the southern province of Ghazni until adequate security measures are put in place after an Afghan driver of a vehicle belonging to a partner agency was hijacked.
A car bomb exploded outside the United Nations compound in Kandahar in southern Afghanistan today, injuring two people.
Afghanistan has taken another step forward on the road to democracy with the publication of its draft constitution, the United Nations Mission (UNAMA) in the country announced today.
The United Nations Security Council mission to Afghanistan today ended what it described as a "very successful visit," but warned that security remains the key problem facing the country.
The Security Council delegation visiting Afghanistan urged factional leaders today to give their full support to reforms made by the country's central government.
The Security Council delegation touring Afghanistan spent almost nine hours holding meetings with officials in the capital Kabul today, on the third day of its mission to the country.
The Security Council mission to Afghanistan today completed a daylong visit to the western city of Herat, meeting with senior leaders and civil society for talks on a number of key issues, including peace and security and human rights.
A delegation of the United Nations Security Council touched down at Kabul International Airport today bringing a message of support for the country's central Government.
The head of a United Nations committee overseeing sanctions against Al-Qaida and the Taliban, just back from a tour of the Middle East and Asia, said today that Afghanistan was at a "critical juncture" in its battle against "enormous challenges and threats."
A United Nations Security Council mission is heading to Afghanistan to show support for the reconstruction process there and to check on its progress, according to the delegation's chairman, Ambassador Gunter Pleuger of Germany.
About half the 1,000 ex-soldiers voluntarily disarmed in the northern Afghanistan province of Kunduz have completed the multi-step demobilization programme there, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said today.
Some 1,000 former combatants, marching without their rifles thanks to a United Nations disarmament programme, paraded in front of Afghan President Hamid Karzai today, in what he called "one of the best days in Afghanistan," according to a UN dispatch from the capital Kabul.