April 3, 2017 ARM Presentation in Brussels: Fundamental Rights and Conflict in Afghanistan – Implications for Development Programming

On 3 April 2017
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On April 3, 2017, APPRO-Europe held an event in Brussels to present findings from Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM). The event brought together representatives from the European Union, EU Member States, Government of Afghanistan, INGOs active in Afghanistan and other stakeholders to discuss progress toward Afghanistan's treaty obligations on fundamental rights, pathways forward, and implications for future development programming in Afghanistan and other conflict contexts. About ARM The ARM project emerged with the observation that the most basic, fundamental rights...

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Call for Application – APPRO/ Gent University Certified Course on Policy and Institutional Analysis – Spring 2017 Session

On 14 March 2017
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In May 2017, Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) will be providing its second round of the certified course on Policy and Institutional Analysis. The course is designed for professionals from Afghan civil society organizations and public institutions.  The course will be delivered by Dr. Saeed Parto, Lecturer in Policy Analysis at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, since 2002 and Director of Research at Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO). The...

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Presentation on “Changes in Fundamental Rights in Afghanistan” at ACKU

On 28 February 2017
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On February 28, 2017, Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) delivered a presentation at the Afghanistan Center of Kabul University (ACKU). The presentation highlighted findings from three monitoring reports of Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM) conducted in 2016. ARM is a project designed to support informed policy and action on fundamental rights protection and promotion through applied research, constructive advocacy, and increased capacity and responsiveness of public institutions toward the rights-based...

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Government and civil society consultation meeting and workshop in Dubai

On 16 January 2017
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On January 14 and 15, as part of Afghanistan Rights Monitor project (ARM), Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) organized a consultation workshop in Dubai with participation from civil society organizations and representatives from key Afghan ministries. The workshop was designed to discuss and develop a road map for the specific commitments made during the Brussels Conference in October 2016 to promote and protect human rights in Afghanistan. The workshop commenced...

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Afghanistan Rights Monitor : Cross-accredited Course on Policy and Institutional Analysis

On 30 August 2016
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On August 30, 2016 Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) presented an overview of a planned cross-accredited course on Policy and Institutional Analysis, a partnership between APPRO and Ghent University, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Attending were 40 members of Afghan civil society and government institutions. The presentation included an overview of course objectives and content, admission requirements, and the accreditation process. About the Course This course is a...

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Presentation on “Conflict and Fundamental Rights in Afghanistan” at ACKU

On 23 August 2016
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On August 23, 2016, Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) gave a presentation on "Conflict and Fundamental Rights in Afghanistan" at the Afghanistan Center of Kabul University (ACKU). The presentation drew from findings from Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM), a project designed to support informed policy and action on fundamental rights protection and promotion through applied research, constructive advocacy, and increased capacity and responsiveness of public institutions toward the rights-based needs of...

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Introducing Citizens’ Forum Against Corruption (CFAC)

On 15 August 2016
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Background The key characteristics of good governance are accountability, transparency, rule of law, responsiveness, inclusivity, effectiveness, efficiency, and participation. Most of these elements have been weak or missing from the mode of governance in Afghanistan while a crosscutting theme undermining efforts to institute these elements has been systemic corruption. In addition, it is widely acknowledged that corruption is a key deterrent preventing development aid from reaching the most vulnerable segments of...

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Phase 2 of Monitoring Women Peace and Security has been launched

On 14 August 2016
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On August 14, 2016, APPRO, in partnership with Cordaid and Equality for Peace and Democracy (EPD) launched the second phase of Monitoring Women Peace and Security (MWPS) at the Serena Hotel in Kabul. Monitoring Women, Peace and Security (MWPS) is a two year partnership of APPRO, Cordaid, and EPD, led by Cordaid to assess the local, district level, conditions for the implementation of Afghanistan’s National Action Plan for the implementation of...

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