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A Step Towards A Safer Afghanistan: 242 Female Officers Graduate from Police Training in Turkey

This week 242 female police officers - 150 new recruits and 86 currently serving - graduated from a four-month intensive police training course in…

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Take Me Home, Country Roads: Road Improvement Increases Revenue Collection

Winter in Afghanistan. Snow can lie so deep it is difficult to see where the road is, let alone pass through “The Kottle Deh road was impassable during the winter,” said Mamur Ageel, a resident of…  


“Mother Earth Day” Marked in Kabul

On April 22, 2018, UNDP’s GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) celebrated International Mother Earth Day by cleaning plastic waste from Kol-e-Hashmat Khan area in Kabul.  


The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives

"The Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives" - the UNDP Administrator's official statement for the annual celebration of women's empowerment and advocacy for gender…  


RUKHSHANA – a Theater Performance Based on a True Story

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s Afghanistan organized Rukshana, a theatre performance based on the true story of an Afghan woman who has suffered through violence and emerged as an…  


Afghan Police to Get Pay Rise

The Afghan police will get a five percent pay rise to alleviate the effects of current inflation rates and make police salaries more in line with those of other civil service employees. The rise in…  


International Volunteer Day Marked in Kabul

To mark International Volunteer Day, hundreds of school and university students, members of the association for the blind, civil society activists, residents and shopkeepers participated in a…  


Afghanistan Launches US$71 Million Initiative to Prepare Rural Communities for Climate Change

The Government of Afghanistan, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Least Developed Countries Fund, has launched a new multi-million dollar project aimed at…  


New Facilities for Female Police Officers

Serving as a police officer in Afghanistan is a major challenge, but for women choosing to serve in the force, the challenge is even greater. In addition to the inherent security risks, cultural…  


Productive and Fruitful Hands

People from Yangi Qala, Dasht Qala of Takhar and Imam Sahib district of Kunuz introduce their local products in an exhibition  


Bridging the Gap: MOI and UNDP to Strengthen Police-Community Partnership:

Supported by UNDP, the Ministry of Interior held a two-day national conference to strengthen police and community partnerships. Over 500 participants attended the event, including senior government…  

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