Learn more


From Discussion to Resolution: Fostering the Role of Women in Local Governance in Afghanistan

The equal participation of women in public affairs is essential, if we want to create inclusive and just societies. To enhance women’s equal access to services and economic opportunities, they need to…  


Climate Change and Disasters: How Should We Prepare for Them in Afghanistan

Today is the International Day of Disaster Reduction. But it’s also a time to talk about climate change. Why? The recent trend we see where floods, droughts and storms are on the rise is a result of…  


Advancing Knowledge: 25 Masters Students in Education and Law Enforcement Graduate

UNDP Afghanistan, together with the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) and the Ministry of Interior Affairs (MOIA) held the graduation ceremony of its Master of Arts in Education and Law…  


Making Municipal Services More Responsive to Citizen Needs

Kunduz municipality has a population of about 300,000 citizens, all of whom need access to municipal services, whether to obtain a business license, to pay property taxes, or other vital services.  


A Dream Come True

Suhaila Qadery, 24, had a lifelong dream of studying in a top university in the west and getting a high-quality education. But as a young woman in Afghanistan, it was never going to be easy. In…  


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.  


The New UNDP in Afghanistan

A ‘New UNDP’ with transformed approach to development programming in Afghanistan is taking shape. UNDP’s Resident Representative Abdallah Al Dardari writes for Pajhwok Afghan News.  


Achieving the SDGs in Afghanistan

At a high-level meeting of the Sustainable Development Goals Executive Committee last week, chaired by Afghanistan’s Chief Executive, H.E. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, UNDP’s new Resident Representative,…  


Regional Cooperation Continues to Strengthen

With support from UNDP Afghanistan, the Regional Economic Cooperation (RECCA) Chamber of Commerce and Industries was inaugurated last Wednesday.  


Mission Impossible: Nazia and Her Dreams

“Who would marry a short girl like her? Look at her legs. Why did you come, it’s better you stayed at home.” This is what Nazia, who was born with a disability, hears from people whenever she goes…  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Afghanistan 
Go to UNDP Global