Monday 11 April 2016 Afghanistan 10+1 NEW Interviews: “Unveiling Afghanistan Campaign“; men and women demand an open & pervasive country
The interviewees dealt with the realities in Afghanistan from different angles. Each interviewee outlined and analysed the various issues and offered solutions and mechanisms which, at times, were quite different from the image ascribed to this country on the international level. Here is a summation.
Monday 4 April 2016 Afghanistan NEW REPORT -Afghanistan- How and why truth and justice have been kept off the agenda
28 September 2015. The symbolic seizure of Kunduz by the Taliban in Northern Afghanistan surprised many observers; after weeks of fighting and the tragic loss of civilian lives, the Taliban withdrew. For sure, these events were a strong reminder that the Afghan conflict has no ended with the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001, far from it. A situation that explains to a great extent why the Afghan people are now extenuated and yearn for security and peace. But what is needed for this to happen?
Special double issue Armanshahr Publishing no. 159-160 (Year VIII)
International Women’s Network
This page offers links to various sources of information on women's issues. They are both government and non-government sources in several languages and have been compiled on an impartial basis.
Politis Asia Journal
This special issue of Politis asia includes nine original articles and interviews from specialists from Afghanistan, Iran and Tajikistan discussing the isssues of cultural identity and nation-building.
Simorgh : the Thirty Wise Birds presents 20 photographs of 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner, Massoud Hossaini (AFP) & an anthology of poems translated into English from among 1,000 works, verse & prose promoting peace and rejecting war from Afghanistan, Iran & Tajikistan.
Conferences and Seminars
The 154th Goftegu – Dialogue – meeting of Armanshahr Foundation/OPEN ASIA was held at the European Union Delegation premises in Kabul on 10 December 2015
This policy note analyses motivations for women voting & running for elections, & factors that facilitate and/or hinder their participation as voters & candidates; & key policy recommendations that address challenges in parliamentary & district council elections.