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Breaking Boundaries as a Police Officer

“The day my family was celebrating my entry to the Faculty of Literature, I announced that I no longer wanted to study in that field,” says Gulafrooz Ebtekar, a police officer in Afghanistan.  

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.  

APRP Final Report

Since August 2010, the Afghanistan Peace and Reintegration Programme (APRP) has worked to promote peace, reconciliation and security in Afghan communities through outreach, reintegration, and…  

UNESP Factsheet

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…  

Afghanistan Peace and Reintegration Programme (APRP)

Following the elections in 2014, there was a peaceful political transition to the National Unity Government under the leadership of President Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah.  

UN Electoral Support Project (UNESP)

The UN Electoral Support Project (UNESP) provides direct support to Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) to conduct the next electoral…  

Peace: the Distant, Hopeful Dream of Every Afghan

One Autumn day in 1998, seven-year old Zarghona Darya was doing her homework on the floor of the family house in Bamyan province, when her father rushed in, shouting “Taliban! Taliban!”  

Making Afghanistan a Safer Place

12 February 2017, Kabul, Afghanistan – For 24-year-old Nabila, becoming a police officer was not only a childhood dream but a sacred duty. This was something she felt she had to do after witnessing…  

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