On August 27, 2017, Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization presented findings from Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM) in Bamyan. Attending were representatives of provincial authorities, members of civil society, NGOs and INGOs working in the provinces. The presentation covered findings from the baseline and first three monitoring cycles of ARM on the situation of fundamental rights in Afghanistan across three rights' pillars: Civic Rights, Social Rights and Economic Rights. Specific focus was...Read more
On August 14, 2017, Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) held a presentation of findings from Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM) at the Nangarhar Chamber of Commerce and Industries. Representatives of civil society, government, international agencies, tribal leaders, and academic institutions attended the event. The presentation covered key findings from a baseline study and three monitoring reports conducted in 2015-2016 to assess the situation of fundamental rights in Afghanistan, and form the basis...Read more
On July 27, 2017, APPRO presented findings from its Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM) Project at the US Embassy in Kabul. Attending the presentation were representatives from the diplomatic community in Kabul, UNAMA and INGOs. About ARM The ARM project emerged with the observation that the most basic, fundamental rights of Afghan citizens could be under threat by instability and conflict. ARM was designed to: 1. Document the baseline conditions for fundamental rights...Read more
On Wednesday July 26, 2017, APPRO presented the findings from a baseline assessment conducted as part of the Citizens’ Forum Against Corruption (CFAC) initiative, a partnership between Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) and Transparent Elections Foundation of Afghanistan (TEFA). The presentation was followed by a panel discussion on the role of civil society and its organizations in protecting citizens from extortion and a much needed dialogue between civil society and state authorities... Read more
Summer 2017 Session of APPRO/ Gent University Certified Course on Policy and Institutional Analysis
On July 11, 2017, Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) launched the second round of its Course on Policy and Institutional Analysis, co-certified in partnership with Gent University, Belgium. About the Course Course contents are designed for professionals from Afghan civil society organizations and public institutions interested in the dynamics of decision making at different scales of organization in volatile contexts. The course introduces the participants to the fundamentals of policy and institutional analysis, emphasizing the...Read more
Presentation on Administrative Corruption – Administrative Office of the President
On June 18, 2017, APPRO presented findings of its research on administrative corruption to the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff (DEPCS) of the Administrative Office of the President, in Kabul.The presentation drew on findings from a baseline assessment conducted as part of the Citizens' Forum Against Corruption (CFAC) project.