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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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National Volunteer Database Launched

This year, UNDP, along with UN Volunteers, working together as part of the One UN framework, launched the first ever online volunteer database in Afghanistan.  


International Anti-Corruption Day Marked in Afghanistan

International Anti-Corruption Day was marked by the United Nations and the government of Afghanistan at the presidential palace in Kabul.  


Revamped Law and Order Trust Fund Aims to Support Entire Afghan Rule of Law Sector

The new LOTFA will cover the entire justice sector in Afghanistan, including police, courts and corrections, creating more opportunities for synergies and cross-cutting approaches. It will provide the…  


The Winners of 2018 N-Peace Awards are…

A young activist campaigning for peace in Afghanistan are among the winners of this year’s N-Peace Awards, given out by the United Nations Development Programme in Asia and the Pacific.  


Message from UNDP Administrator International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

In the 25 years since the first International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, human development has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, and has increased economic and social…  


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…  

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