Statement Attributable to the Spokesman of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Akhtar Brahmi yesterday addressed the launch of the public consultation on the constitution. There he spoke about the explosion of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) bus. He asked me to convey to you that he is shocked at the news of the bomb attack against an ISAF bus …

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Funding shortfalls would threaten food aid delivery to millions of poor Afghanistan

Aid agencies and education officials are concerned that scaling down school feeding programmers in impoverished rural areas of Afghanistan could adversely affect school attendance and the health and nutrition of hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren. The concerns were prompted by a 14 April statement by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) which warned that funding …

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