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  • Joint efforts to instill Afghan National Police Code of Conduct Feb 25, 2014

    Kabul: A new booklet containing Afghanistan’s first Code of Conduct for its national police force will soon be in the hands of Afghan National Police (ANP) personnel across the country.

  • US $ 50 Million Republic of Korea Support to UNDP for Police and Security Sector Development in Afghanistan Dec 21, 2013

    Kabul: The Republic of Korea will continue to support inclusive and sustainable police development for increased public safety and security for the Afghan population.

  • Creative economy key to inclusive development in the post-2015 development agenda: UN Report highlights Dec 10, 2013

    New York: The presentation of the Creative Economy Report 2013, Special Edition, in New York provides a menu of options and analysis of practical choices for local leaders to support cultural and creative industries in the pursuit of more inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth, leading to the post-Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) era.

  • New UNDP Initiative to Strengthen Anti-Graft Policy, Transparent Service Delivery in Afghanistan Dec 9, 2013

    Kabul: The Afghanistan Integrity Initiative (AFII), the new anti-corruption project supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), was launched here today in the presence of top-level Afghan Government and United Nations representatives.

  • UNDP-USAID Observance Focuses on Afghan University Students Dec 8, 2013

    Protecting and fulfilling human rights of all citizens is not only important for every Government, but it becomes essentially significant for post conflict countries such as Afghanistan. Respect and promotion of human rights are, in fact, key ingredients for any kind of peace process. This was stated by the Afghanistan Minister of Justice, Mr. Habibullah Ghalib at a special function held here, as part of the International Human Rights Day celebrations in Afghanistan.

  • Afghan Police Cadets Return From Training In Turkey Nov 29, 2013

    Kabul: A total of 497 male Afghan non-commissioned police officers have returned to Kabul after six months of training at the Sivas Police Training Centre for Afghanistan (SPTC-A) in Turkey.

  • UNDP Support to Afghanistan to Enhance State Reporting on UN Convention against Torture Sep 1, 2013

    In a major step forward towards strengthening processes designed to protect Afghan citizens from torture, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), signed a letter of agreement that will enable technical and financial assistance for State reporting, with particular focus on the United Nations’ Convention Against Torture (UNCAT) State Report.

  • New Legal Aid Grant Facility To Bring Justice Closer to Vulnerable Groups Aug 20, 2013

    Kabul: Greater and more equitable access to justice will become a reality for Afghan citizens with the soon-to-be-established Legal Aid Grant Facility LAGF). A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Afghanistan’s Ministry of Justice, the Afghanistan Independent Bar Association (AIBA) and the United Nations’ Development Programme to establish and implement the LAGF, here today.

  • National Dialogue on Rights of Street Vendors Jul 12, 2013

    12 July, Kabul- What do money changers, vegetable sellers, small food cart pushers, shoe shiners, itinerant fix-it technicians, roadside hairdressers and mobile food caterers in Kabul all have in common? They are all considered “street vendors” and are a part of the informal economy. These are people who earn their living by buying, selling and trading goods and services without involvement and support from the government.

  • Netherlands Supports Justice and Human Rights with $2.5M Jun 13, 2013

    The Embassy of the Netherlands and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Afghanistan have signed a cost sharing agreement (CSA) to enhance policy development and increase access to justice services across Afghanistan. The US$ 2.49 million cost-sharing agreement covers UNDP activities until December 2015, carried out under the Justice and Human Rights in Afghanistan (JHRA) Project.

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