KANDAHAR - In the southern region of Afghanistan, communities are rallying around peace through dialogue and consensus building on how best to resolve violent conflicts.
The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has been working with local radio partners in Kandahar and around the country to create media platforms for communities to engage and dialogue with each other on local peace.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes today’s launch of the National Electoral Forum by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) as an important step towards elections seen as credible, transparent, and inclusive in the eyes of the Afghan people.
The forum is intended as a series of regular and meaningful consultations to build consensus on the way forward for elections. Today’s event in Kabul brought together electoral commissioners with political stakeholders, civil society and others.
KUNDUZ - To prevent and combat corruption from Afghanistan, civil society must play an active role said participants during a UN-backed radio series aired in the northeastern region recently.
Supported by the Kunduz regional office of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), the radio series highlighted the important role of civil society in promoting good governance, encouraging transparency, preventing and fighting corruption in public institutions.
NILI - After two years working as a journalist in a deeply challenging environment, Insia Najafi, in her sparkling blue camouflage scarf and wide smile, is pretty sure what keeps her going as a radio reporter and talk show host. One day she discovered a family wandering the back alleys of her city with a child who had passed away during the family’s hasty flight from fighting in southern Afghanistan.
KUNDUZ - During a series of UN-backed televised programmes in Afghanistan’s northeastern region, participants highlighted the importance of access to information as a necessary tool for fighting corruption, defending human rights and fostering peace.