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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…

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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.  


“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.  


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…  


Community initiative from Afghanistan wins UN prize

At a press conference held on Monday, September 21st, leaders from the United Nations joined Academy Award-nominated actor and activist Alec Baldwin to announce the 21 winning initiatives of this…  


UNDP supports Afghan election audit

The audit of nearly 23,000 ballot boxes from the recent, 14 June, run-off election for the Afghan Presidency continues apace. It is being conducted at the Independent Election Commission (IEC)…  


Making Environmental Education Accessible For The People Of Bamyan

The first ever Environment Centre has been established in the province of Bamyan. The centre will provide environmental information and resources to civil servants, staff of non-governmental and civil…  


Violence against women is not acceptable and can be prevented

New York – Every year, at least two million women and girls are trafficked into prostitution, forced slavery, and servitude. Up to 60 percent of women experience some form of physical or sexual abuse…  

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