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4 May 2012: The EU in International Affairs III

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AAN discusses the EU’s role for promoting human rights in Afghanistan at the VUB conference about EU and international affairs. For more information about the conference, click here.

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13 April 2012: New article by Thomas Ruttig in ‘Orient’

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‘The Road through Qatar: Chances for a political solution with the Taleban’ is the latest article by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig in ‘Orient’, issue II/2012, a Berlin-based journal founded in 1960 and currently edited by Deutsches Orient-Institut in the German capital. It is part of a special issue on Afghanistan. AAN’s Thomas Ruttig looks at the […]

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19 April 2012: Informal Briefing on Legal Aid in Afghanistan

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The Swedish Embassy organised a discussion on 19 April surrounding the release of a new report by the Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN): “Legal Aid in Afghanistan: Contexts, Challenges and the Future”. The report, that was released on Wednesday 18 April, discusses the historical, legal and political context of recent reforms in the field of legal […]

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18 April 2012: New AAN report: Legal Aid in Afghanistan: Contexts, Challenges and the Future

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In this new AAN report, lawyer and legal aid expert Sarah Han looks at the historical, legal and political context to the provision of legal aid and describes the efforts of the international community over the past five years to developing funding streams for the accused. In doing so, the author commends the modest but […]

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12 April 2012: Our World in Transition: Impact on Human Security and EU Response

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AAN’s Sari Kouvo chairs a panel on Afghanistan’s transition at the international student conference organised at the Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS). Read more about the conference here.

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6 April 2012: Combattre en Afghanistan?

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AAN’s Sari Kouvo speaks about Afghan women’s rights and reconciliation at a one-day seminar on Afghanistan organised by the Institut International des droits de l’homme et de la paix (Caen, Normandie). Read more about the seminar here.

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1 March 2012: Security Arrangements, Transitional Justice, and Peace Mediation: Challenges and Options for the EU

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This expert and policymaker roundtable organised in Brussels will bring together 15-20 participants from the fields of Security Arrangements and Security Sector Reform; Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration; Transitional Justice; Peace Mediation and EU Foreign Policy. The expert seminar aims to: 1. Present and exchange lessons, findings, dilemmas and difficulties from the experience of promoting accountability and […]

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23 March 2012, Berlin: Film show and discussion on ‘Generation Kunduz’

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AAN’s Thomas Ruttig will participate in a discussion of the documentary movie ‘Generation Kunduz: The War of the Others’ (both in German language) together with director and occasional AAN guest blogger Martin Gerner in Tilsiter Lichtspiele movie theatre on Friday 23 March 2012 at 8:00 pm. Generation Kunduz – Der Krieg der Anderen Dokumentarfilm, D […]

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-2 February 2012, Barcelona: Afghanistan: Challenging the International Exit Strategy

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AAN will start the year with a conference on Afghanistan’s transition and its aftermath. Some of the questions to discuss are: Will Afghan security forces be ready to tackle the security challenges facing Afghanistan during and after transition? How can peace and justice be balanced in a reconciliation process? What prospects are there for economic […]

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20 January 2012: Two new non-AAN papers by Thomas Ruttig

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Two new papers by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig have been published, one contributed to a conference organised by the Aspen Institute and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Berlin this January and a contribution for the journal of the National Defence Institute of Portugal. Thomas Ruttig, ‘Afghanistan between Democratization and Civil War: Post-2014 Scenarios’, in: Charles King Mallory IV/Joachim Krause […]

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AAN wishes everyone a safe, happy and peaceful 2012.

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With prayers and wishes for steps towards in peace in Afghanistan and happiness for all our readers and friends. May the coming year be better than the last.

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13 December: New AAN Report about the Taleban and State Education

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The new AAN report ‘The Battle for Education: The Taleban and State Education’ by authors Antonio Giustozzi and Claudio Franco looks at the Taleban’s changing attitude towards state education. In the last two years, the Taleban have increasingly allowed schools to operate in areas under their control or influence, but this has come at a […]

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