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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Observations from Afghanistan Rights Monitor: Child Labor

On 19 June 2016
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Brief Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM) was designed to conduct regular monitoring of the conditions of fundamental rights in ten provinces of Afghanistan (29 districts) from 2015 to 2018 using a set of indicators based on internationally recognized monitoring standards. The findings from monitoring are expected to feed into informed, pragmatic, and constructive advocacy messaging on fundamental rights by civil society. The findings also serve as the evidence base to...

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APPRO Launches Project to Monitor Fundamental Rights in Afghanistan

On 5 June 2016
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Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) launched Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM) on Sunday June 5, 2016 at the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Kabul. Key findings of a baseline assessment across 10 provinces of Afghanistan were presented to members of Afghan civil society, government institutions and international agencies. The event included a panel discussion by representatives from the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG), the Office of the Special Representative on...

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