The Government of Afghanistan and United Nations agencies today marked the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action (which falls on 4 April) in the capital, Kabul, with a ceremony which included speeches, performances and displays of mines and explosive remnants of war. The devices still pose a serious threat to Afghans, with an average of 30 casualties currently recorded each month.
Wednesday, 3 April 2013
Thursday, 28 March 2013
United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan celebrates the International Women's Day by appreciating and encouraging the Pioneer Women of Kabul: 28 March 2013
To appreciate and encourage “Kabul’s Pioneer Women for the Year” in connection with the celebrations of International Women’s Day, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) organized a colourful and modest ceremony in Kabul on Thursday. Several women were given awards and appreciation certificates for their extraordinary performances in their respective fields.