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.
Civil Society Advisory Committee to UNDP Afghanistan launched
Dec 18, 2013
Kabul: “The Afghan civil society is ready to play a meaningful role in supporting UNDP efforts for building a strong and resilient Afghanistan with institutions that foster accountability and good governance, and deliver quality development results for the citizens”.
Government of South Korea commits over $ 43 million to improve women’s rights and delivery of basic services in Afghanistan
Dec 16, 2013
Kabul: The Republic of Korea has pledged more than US$43 million for the next three years to support the implementation of projects to improve women’s rights and delivery of basic services in Afghanistan.
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.
Support for Inclusive Development in Afghanistan Will Continue, Says UNDP Asia-Pacific Chief
Dec 10, 2013
Kabul: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will continue to support inclusive and sustainable development for all Afghan men and women throughout the Transformation Decade, 2015-2024. This was stated by the UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Mr Haoliang Xu, at the conclusion of his visit to Afghanistan, here today.
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.
“Religious Leaders’ Support Key to Ensuring Rights For” Women
Dec 2, 2013
Religious scholars representing nearly every province of Afghanistan have voiced their support to propagating the message of Islam on women’s rights and the need for elimination of all forms of violence against women. More than 100 Islamic scholars, including women scholars participated in the three-day workshop on “Analysis of Women’s Rights and Elimination of Violence against Women in Islam.
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.
Violence against women is not acceptable and can be prevented
Nov 25, 2013
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 during their lifetime.