Afghanistan

Afghanistan: General Assembly calls for global support during transition period

The General Assembly called today on countries to reiterate and scale up their support for Afghanistan during its transition period, and outlined six major areas the country should focus on to ensure its long-term stability and progress.

Afghanistan: UN welcomes creation of anti-corruption panel

The United Nations has welcomed today’s inauguration of an independent committee in Afghanistan tasked with monitoring and evaluating corruption in Afghanistan, where the problem continues to hold back or slow the pace of economic development.

Afghanistan signs pact with UN to prevent recruitment of child soldiers

The United Nations and the Government of Afghanistan today signed an agreement in which the country made a commitment to protect children affected by armed conflict and to prevent the recruitment of minors into the national armed forces.