English | دری

Tag "Afghanistan civil society"

Back to homepage

Civil society actors from northern provinces meet to intensify cooperation

Civil society actors from the Northern provinces–Balkh, Samangan, Kunduz, Jawzjan, Takhar and Kabul– participated in a dialogue meeting organized by the Afghan-German Cooperation. The meeting aimed at identifying common challenges, coordinating activities, finding synergies and developing an intervention map of

Read More

Government slammed for lack of balance in next fiscal year’s budget

Members of the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)protested against the national budget for the fiscal year 1396 and called for it to be revoked by the Wolesi Jirga or lower house of the parliament. This comes as the Afghan

Read More

Afghan civil society expresses concern over illicit flow of money from Afghanistan

The Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) has released a fresh report on the outflow of cash from the country titled “Curbing Illicit Financial Flow in Afghanistan”. The report claims that about 67% of the financial funds are illicitly earned through money

Read More

Local government and civil society agree to work together more closely

This week, Balkh province’s provincial councils (PCs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) from five provinces met in Mazar-e Sharif to discuss a range of topics raised by civil society as important. These included fighting drugs and corruption, strengthening transparency and

Read More

Afghan Ministry of Mines working to bring transparency in the mining contracts

Speaking at a conference in Kabul, Mines Minister Waheedullah Shahrani acknowledged that many of the mining agreements are marred by flaws and technical imperfections. Minister Shahrani linked the inaccuracies in the contracts with the ministry’s poor capacity and lack of

Read More