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Berlin, 8 December 2011: After Bonn2 – podium with AAN participation

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‘Wie weiter am Hindukusch? Zehn Jahre danach: Afghanistan nach der Bonner Außenministerkonferenz’: AAN’s Thomas Ruttig and Bente Scheller, the Boell Foundation’s outgoing head of office in Kabul, will discuss the outcome of the 5 December international conference on Afghanistan in Bonn, the role of Afghan civil society and perspectives for Afghanistan (in German). Time: Thursday, […]

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1 December 2011: New AAN Discussion Paper: The International Engagement in Afghanistan beyond 2014

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This new report by the Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN), The International Community’s Engagement in Afghanistan beyond 2014, discusses the challenges for transition and the cost of a hasty and unconditioned international withdrawal. It particularly focuses on security, economy, political framework, reconciliation, governance, human rights and regional politics. In the wake of the international conference on […]

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Dresden, 30 November 2011: AAN at Kreuzkirche

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On Wednesday, 30 November (7.30 pm), AAN’s Co-Director Thomas Ruttig will speak about ‘Afghanistan: On the way to democracy or civil war’ (in German) as part of the series: ‘Dialog der Kulturen’. Host organisation: Ökumenisches Informationszentrum e.V. (ÖIZ) Venue: Mauersbergersaal, Haus an der Kreuzkirche, Dresden (Germany). Admission is free. More about ÖIZ here

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Brussels, 29 November 2011: AAN’s Thomas Ruttig with an assessment on the eve of Bonn 2

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AAN’s Thomas Ruttig will speak at the Egmont Institute (Royal Institute for International Relations) of Belgium under the title ‚The political future of Afghanistan: An assessment on the eve of the Bonn conference’. Time: 6 to 8 pm For more information and registration call: +32 (0) 2 223 41 14

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Berlin, 23 November 2011: Boell Foundation Afghanistan conference with AAN participation

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‘Zehn Jahre nach Petersberg: Wo steht Afghanistan heute?’ (Ten Years after Petersberg: Where does Afghanistan stand today?) is the title of a one-day conference of the German Heinrich Boell Foundation, part of the run-up to the international Bonn 2 conference on 5 December. AAN’s Advisory Board Chairman Francesc Vendrell and AAN’s Thomas Ruttig will be […]

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New AAN Report: A Knock on the Door: 22 Months of ISAF Press Releases

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ISAF officials have long presented the capture‐or‐kill operations as one of the most effective parts of the military mission in Afghanistan. They regularly release large figures describing the number of ‘leaders’, ‘facilitators’ and ‘insurgents’ that were killed or captured, to illustrate the success of the campaign. AAN’s latest report, by Alex Strick van Linschoten and […]

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3 October 2011: AAN’s Sari Kouvo discusses the current situation in Afghanistan at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Finland

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Hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Finland, AAN’s Sari Kouvo discussed the current situation in Afghanistan with represenatives of Finnish ministries and civil society.

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2 October 2011: AAN’s Sari Kouvo discusses gender, conflict and Afghanistan and KATU’s Security Seminar in Helsinki, Finland

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AAN’s Sari Kouvo held a seminar about gender and human security at the annual security seminar of the Civil Society Conflict Prevention Network in Finland. The aim of the seminar was to challenge the state-centered security paradigm through a focus on human security. Other speakers included Finland’s Minister of Development, Heidi Hautala, and Minister of […]

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23 September 2011: AAN’s Sari Kouvo in cooperation with the European Network for NGOs in Afghanistan (ENNA) hosts a discussion about civil society in Afghanistan in Brussels, Belgium

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AAN’s Sari Kouvo in cooperation with the ENNA Brussels’s office organised an informal information-sharing event for Brussels-based think tanks and civil society organisations. The aim of the event was to share information about Afghanistan-related advocacy and policy in Brussels and about civil society activities in the run up to the high-level conference on Afghanistan in […]

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20 September 2011: AAN’s Sari Kouvo contributed to the NY University’s Abu Dhabi Institute’s Gender and Counter-Terrorism debate

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AAN’s Sari Kouvo served as commentator at the launch of the report ‘A Decade Lost: Locating Gender in U.S. Counter-Terrorism’ at the NY University’s institute in Abu Dhabi.

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12 September 2011: Discussion Paper by Ann Wilkens: A New Pakistan is Needed

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This latest discussion paper by Ann Wilkens, Advisory Board member of the Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN) outlines key political challenges facing Pakistan and relevant for Afghanistan. The focus of the report is on possible political openings after the killing of Osama bin Laden. For more details click here.

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29 August 2011: New Afghan scenario paper with AAN’s Thomas Ruttig as co-author published

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AAN’s Thomas Ruttig and Citha D. Maaß of Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) in Berlin have co-authored a paper that describes possible scenarios during and after the transition process ‘Afghanistan vor neuem Bürgerkrieg?’ (Afghanistan facing a new civil war?). The paper has been uploaded at the SWP website today in English, the original German version […]

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