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UN trying to find donors for Afghan elections, CEO told

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Nov 14, 2015 - 21:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Saturday said it was trying to attract financial support for holding Afghanistan’s parliamentary and district council elections.
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UN marks 70th anniversary with appreciating Afghans

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Oct 29, 2015 - 19:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): As the United Nations (UN) turned 70, the world body’s top representative in Kabul said on Thursday they would continue supporting the Afghan government and people.
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Afghanistan elected to key UN body after decades

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Oct 23, 2015 - 10:27
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): After a gap of more than three decades, Afghanistan has been elected as a member of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for a three year term starting January 2016. Afghanistan was elected by a clear majority of votes by...
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UN wants all warring parties to protect civilians

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Sep 30, 2015 - 12:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations on Wednesday reminded all warring parties of their obligations under international humanitarian law to protect civilians from harm and to respect human rights. As the battle for Kunduz City continues, the UN’s top...
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Lack of regional cooperation hurts peace process: CEO

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Sep 26, 2015 - 15:14
NEW YORK (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has said that Afghan government since its inception had strived for peace and stability in Afghanistan, however, lack of cooperation and peace talks under the leadership of a dead man sabotage the process.
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UN, US, UK wish Afghans happy Eid, renew pledges

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Sep 23, 2015 - 18:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations and the US on Wednesday wished the Afghans a peaceful and joyful Eidul Adha. “Eid-ul-Adha is a time of peace, which Afghanistan richly deserves,” said Nicholas Haysom Haysom, the UN Secretary-General’s Special...
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Abdullah to represent Afghanistan at UN General Assembly

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Sep 15, 2015 - 17:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah would represent Afghanistan in the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) set to open on Tuesday, sources said. Whishing anonymity, a government official told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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SOM a bridge between past & future pledges: Haysom

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Sep 06, 2015 - 00:10
KABUL (Pajhwok) The UN’s top diplomat in Kabul on Saturday described a high-level meeting in Kabul to review Afghanistan’s reform vision and progress towards realising self-reliance as a “vital part of the bridge between past commitments and future...
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Govt, donors support UN’s role in Afghanistan

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Sep 02, 2015 - 17:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): Senior Afghan government, UN officials and representatives from the international donor community met in Kabul on Wednesday. It was the last of three meetings to examine the role of UN entities in Afghanistan.
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Zarif appointed UN chief's special representative for Liberia

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Aug 13, 2015 - 10:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday announced appointing Farid Zarif of Afghanistan as his new special representative for Liberia and head of UNMIL.
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UN Security Council condemns Kabul attacks

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Aug 10, 2015 - 11:01
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United Nations Security Council on Sunday condemned the terrorist attacks in Kabul that killed at least 70 people last week and reiterated that no violent or terrorist acts can reverse the path towards Afghan-led peace, democracy and stability in Afghanistan.
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Region should extend all support to Kabul: Haysom

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Jul 23, 2015 - 19:53
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The United Nations top representative in Afghanistan on Thursday said regional countries should extend to Kabul their support in encountering terrorism which was not an Afghanistan problem, but a regional phenomenon.
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UN chief seeks justice for Afghan civilian deaths

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Jul 15, 2015 - 10:54
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has condemned in the strongest terms the recent attacks in Afghanistan that killed and injured more than 100 civilians, including women and children.
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Govt, UN, donors start examining UN's Afghan role

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Jul 14, 2015 - 12:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): In the first of a series of three meetings to examine the role of United Nations entities in Afghanistan, senior government and UN officials, along with representatives from the international donor community, met in Kabul on Tuesday.
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UN Security Council welcomes talks with Taliban

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Jul 11, 2015 - 11:20
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The powerful UN Security Council on Friday welcomed talks between representatives of the Taliban and the Afghan government in Pakistan recently and described this as step towards peace and reconciliation.
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UN links financial aid to inclusive electoral reforms

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Jun 25, 2015 - 10:56
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN deputy special representative for Afghanistan has said that inclusive electoral reforms are prerequisite for financial and technical assistance of the UN to any future elections of Afghanistan.
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UN remains committed to Afghanistan: Ban

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Mar 27, 2015 - 11:09
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani met UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Thursday, agreeing on stronger ties Afghanistan is building in the region. “The discussion focused on the stronger...
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2014 a deadly year for UN-backed demining project

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Jan 16, 2015 - 17:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN-backed Mine Action Programme in Afghanistan (MAPA) has said it lost 34 personnel in different security incidents across the country in 2014
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Afghan refugees in Balochistan don’t want to return: UN

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Jan 16, 2015 - 15:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Most of Afghan refugees in Pakistan do not want to voluntarily return due to the deteriorating law and order situation in their country, a UN official was quoted as saying on Friday.
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UN award for Farah governor flayed

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Dec 19, 2014 - 17:02
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has conferred a good performance award on the Farah governor in acknowledgement of his services to the people.
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