UN welcomes inauguration of Afghanistan's constitutional commission

Hailing the achievement of another political milestone in Afghanistan's transition to democracy, the United Nations today renewed its pledge of full support for the process.

Afghanistan: UN joins campaign to immunize 6 million children against polio

As polio continues to be the leading cause of disability in Afghanistan, two United Nations agencies have joined the national government’s nation-wide campaign to immunize more than 6 million children in three days.

UN Mission brokers cease-fire between rival factions in Northern Afghanistan

The United Nations mission in Afghanistan has helped broker a cease-fire between warring factions in the northern city of Maimana, ending a spate of deadly violence that erupted last Thursday.