Film star Jude Law kicks off UN peace day countdown in Afghanistan

International film star Jude Law today helped kick off a campaign to bring about a day without conflict in war-torn Afghanistan as part of efforts to mark the United Nations International Day of Peace, celebrated each year on 21 September.

UN’s Afghanistan mission opens new office in central province of Ghor

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has opened a new office in the central province of Ghor, where staff will help local communities with development, humanitarian efforts, human rights, good governance and the rule of law.