About Us

UNDP is the Development Programme of the United Nations, and operates in more than 170 countries and territories around the world. UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone.

UNDP has been working in Afghanistan continuously since 1966 in close partnership with government, civil society and other national and international partners.

Strong UN. Strong Afghanistan.

UNAfghanistan microsite for UN70 is now live at www.unafghanistan.org. The UN in Afghanistan celebrates its partnership with Afghans who are making a difference for a strong Afghanistan.

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Bamyan Newsletter - Aug 2015 Edition

Read how UNDP helped find a creative solution for waste disposal in a Bamyan town and supported the first female chair of the Bamyan Provincial Council. Other stories include the restoration of Band-e-Amir national park, the deployment of Afghanistan’s first-ever female rangers, and the preservation of a pristine landscape and farming community south of Bamyan city.