July 20, 2017
Farkhunda Zahra Naderi, the Senior Advisor of the President on UN affairs held a Meeting with Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Director of UN-Women and Assistant Secretary-General in New York.
During the meeting the two sides discussed the topic of effectiveness of the programs and the concept of One UN.
Ms. Naderi highlighted the importance of:
-Budget (off and on) registration.
-Reducing the internationals footprint and increase nationals within UN agencies.
Ms.Lakshmi Puri by supporting the the voice of Afghan government asked for further attention to the following concerns:
-Low participation of women in labor market of Afghanistan.
-Strengthening the Ministry of Women Affairs.
-Impunity for perpetrators of violence against women
By: Qiam Noori