Afghanistan

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EUPOL Afghanistan

EU Police Mission in Afghanistan (EU)
Begin: 06/07

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UNAMA

United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan (UN-Peacebuilding)
Begin: 03/02

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ISAF

International Security Assistance Force (UN-Mandatiert)
Begin: 01/02

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News


UN fears 'deteriorating' human rights in Afghanistan (17.09.2013)

The UN human rights chief on Tuesday expressed fears that progress made in Afghanistan since the fall of the hardline Taliban regime in 2001 was being reversed as NATO-led troops withdraw. Navi Pillay said on a visit to Kabul that she had heard growing evidence of a sharp reversal in human rights,...

Afghan police deaths double as foreign troops withdraw (02.09.2013)

Police deaths in Afghanistan have doubled this year after withdrawing NATO forces handed security of the war-ravaged country to poorly equipped local troops with less frontline experience fighting Taliban insurgents.

New project launched to boost Afghan women’s participation in electoral process (28.08.2013)

The Asia Foundation (TAF) launched a new nationwide project today, in support of Afghan electoral institutions and the government, to increase women’s participation in the political and electoral processes ahead of next year’s Presidential and Provincial Council elections in Afghanistan.

UN envoy in Afghanistan meets on 2014 polls with independent election chair to discuss (27.08.2013)

Preparations for Afghanistan’s 2014 presidential and provincial council polls are further along than previous elections, the top United Nations official in the country today said after meeting with the independent Afghan body organizing the vote.

Karzai: Afghanistan in no hurry to sign U.S. security pact (24.08.2013)

Karzai said on August 24 that if the agreement was not reached during his term in office, "the next president can discuss whether to or not to accept it."

Afghan peace negotiator doubtful of new Doha talks with Taliban (14.08.2013)

The resumption of peace talks between the Taliban and Afghanistan in Qatar has become increasingly unlikely with fresh talks in Turkey or Saudi Arabia a more realistic option, a senior Afghan peace negotiator said on Wednesday.

Taliban's Mullah Omar rejects Afghan polls as 'waste of time' (06.08.2013)

Afghan insurgents' chief disdainful of elections due in 2014, saying choice will come via Washington, not through ballots of the people.