ONE UN for AFGHANISTAN

Category Archives: Six Thematic Areas

Normative

Category:Normative,Six Thematic Areas

The UN’s normative work includes human rights advocacy and protection, and promoting international regulations and guidelines. The UN’s normative agenda supports the Government to achieve its commitments, particularly in the area of workers’ rights, child rights,

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Education

Category:Education,Six Thematic Areas

Access to education has witnessed a degree of improvement in recent years. While the number of primary school students has jumped from just over one million in 2002, to over 9.6 million to date, an estimated 3.5 million children remain out-of-school.

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Food Security, Nutrition and Livelhoods

Category:Food Security, Nutrition and Livelhoods,Six Thematic Areas

The Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework commits Afghanistan to a path of self-reliance, with a focus on sustainable job creation with concomitant improved welfare and poverty reduction. The UN engagement in this sector responds to carefully targeted

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Health

Category:Health,Six Thematic Areas

Protracted violence has had a direct impact on the physical and mental health of affected populations and compromises the overall functional capacity of health care services. The UN is cognizant that in addition to polio and immunization needs,

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Return and Reintegration

Category:Return and Reintegration,Six Thematic Areas

Approximately 1 in 4 Afghans have been displaced at one point in their lives and since 2002 more than 6 million Afghans have returned from neighbouring countries. In 2016 and 2017, over 1 million Afghans came home from Iran,

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Rule of Law

Category:Rule of Law,Six Thematic Areas

The UN works in close collaboration with Government efforts to re-establish a stable state, and help its citizens feel that the state can deliver justice through the neutral application of the law. Because of its intergovernmental nature with a mandate to support governments in areas

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