AUPP/ AUSSP is the first ‘Safer Cities Programme’, a global initiative of UN-Habitat, implemented in 8 strategic cities of Afghanistan since 2015. The programme aims at women, men, girls and boys in the cities to strengthen their trust with the local and national governments and achieve safe, secure and inclusive cities as an active stakeholder in the governance and social systems. The activities are implemented at the community, municipal and national levels, adopting the concept of Safety and Security that encompasses holistic socio-economic issues, not limited to crime preventions or physical protection from violence.
city-wide and 114 community level Safety and Security assessments and action plans completed and 110 more to be completed by April 2021, introducing the concept of Safety and Security to urban planning.
Safety and Security infrastructure (re)developed and additional 118 infrastructures to be completed by Apr 2021, with special attention to the women’s and girls’ needs. All in collaborations with communities, municipalities and line departments.
Citizens’ perception towards neighbourhood safety and security and trust with municipalities increased by
65% & 48%
respectively in the areas AUPP had interventions, followed by increased communications with citizens, municipalities and police authorities.
Ministry of Urban Development and Land (MUDL)
Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG)/ Deputy Ministry of Municipa…
Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoIA)
Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA)
Kabul Municipality (KM)