The BBC World Service Trust's Afghan education project (AEP) has won a Bronze World Medal for its childrens radio programme, The Ruined Castle, in the Best Childrens/ Young Adults programme category.
The prize was awarded at the International Radio Broadcasting Awards, which is part of the New York Festivals.
The winning show focused on raising childrens awareness on mines and unexploded devices.
In the programme, Afghan children spoke about the dangers of entering castles, which may contain unexploded devices.
At an event to celebrate the award, Minister of Culture and Tourism, Abdul Karim Khuram, praised the Trusts contribution to revitalising the media in Afghanistan.
The 15 minute programme, which forms part of the Our World Our Future radio series for children between 5-16 years, is broadcast in Pashto and Dari.
Our World Our Future consists of five strands - Castle of 1000 windows, Pedlar's Bag, Faces and Places, Stories for Living and Curtain of Secrets
The series is designed to broaden childrens horizons by stimulating their imagination and their desire to learn.