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World Environment Day

UNDP Afghanistan, in partnership with Environment Watch Afghanistan and the National Environment Protection Agency Marked the World Environment Day (WED) with serious of activities.  


Her Eyes Were Glittering…

It was spring, in May, and flowers were waking up for a new beginning when I landed in Jalalabad. The aim of the visit was to see the progress of the project called Support Afghanistan livelihoods and…  


UNDP Resident Representative Presents Credentials to the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Mr Abdallah Al Dardari today officially took office as the new Resident Representative of UNDP Afghanistan, following the presentation of his credentials to H.E. the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr…  


Media Coverage: Regional Economic Cooperation

Media coverage on the Regional Economic Cooperation (RECCA) Chamber of Commerce and Industries which was inaugurated last Wednesday, 10 July, 2019.  


Three Afghan Women Were Able to Win the N-Peace Award 2018

The annual N-Peace Awards shine a spotlight on extraordinary activists, campaigners, and advocates in Asia and the Pacific who are championing the role of women in peacebuilding efforts and working to…  


"Parwaaz" Painting Festival for International Women's Day

The United Nations in Afghanistan organized a painting competition in Kabul for artists from all over the country. About fifty-seven artists participated. This festival marked International Women's…  


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…  


First-Ever Class of Gender and Women’s Studies Programme Graduated from Kabul University.

The first batch of students who have completed the Master’s Programme in Gender and Women’s studies at Kabul University have just received their diplomas. The 22 students (15 women and seven men)…  

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