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National Conference on Sustainable Ecosystem Management for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation: from Mountains to Deserts 25 – 26 March 2019 – Kabul, Afghanistan

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According to the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Afghanistan is one of the top ten countries most vulnerable to disasters, with massive humanitarian crises and adverse environmental impacts. Millions of people are affected annually by extensive droughts and flash floods, but providing appropriate response and recovery measures to affected people are beyond current capacities in the country.

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International Women’s Day 2019 International Theme: Think equal, build smart, innovate for change UN Afghanistan: Journey to Equality

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For this year UN Afghanistan selected ‘Journey to Equality’ as the theme for International Women’s Day celebrations in Afghanistan. All UN agencies joined together to develop Photo Stories of ten women champions, who are active in making changes within their communities and whose stories remain untold.

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Stocktaking Afghanistan’s environment to inform effective policy-making gets underway

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Kabul, 6 March 2019 – Afghanistan’s population is facing a growing array of environmental problems including unrelenting deforestation and land degradation, uncontrolled urbanization and solid waste disposal, worsening air and water pollution, depletion of groundwater, illegal

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#HearMeToo Campaign ‘Champions of Equality’ 16 Days of Activism to fight Gender-Based Violence

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Get to know the 16 Voices of Change!

Kabul, 14th November 2018. The UN Family in Afghanistan announced today the winners of Champions for Gender Equality, an initiative to award 16 best campaign ideas that will mark the celebrations of the 16 Days of Activism to fight Gender-Based Violence.

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