Afghanistan Analysts Network – English


14-16 Oct 2014, SCA hosting AAN in Sweden

Thomas Ruttig < 1 min

On invitation of the prestigious Swedish Committee for Afghanistan – one of the longest engaged NGOs in the country – AAN co-director Thomas Ruttig will be in a number of public events discussing current events and results of the post-2014 international intervention in Afghanistan. They will take place in three Swedish cities, at Lund, Malmö and the capital Stockholm between 14 and 16 October 2014.

The first event will be held in Malmö:

title: “The Crisis in Afghanistan – solved or continuing?”

date: Tuesday, 14 October 2014

time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

venue: Orkanen (Malmö University library building), Nordenskiöldsgatan 10

The second event will be held in the university town of Lund:

title: “The Crisis in Afghanistan – solved or continuing?”

date: 15 October 2014

time: 7:00pm

venue: Café Athen, Sandgatan 2

The events in Malmö and Lund are organised by the Association of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan.

The third event, an afternoon seminar, will be in Stockholm:

title: “An afternoon on Afghanistan – the situation, Sweden’s engagement and the responsibilities of the international community” hosted by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan and other Swedish NGOs

date: 16 October 2014

time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm

venue (has been changed!): Myntkabinettet, Hörsalen, Slottsbacken 6

Presentations by:

Thomas Ruttig (AAN)

Anders Sjöberg and Roger Karlsson, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, on Sweden’s new strategy for Afghanistan

Magnus Carlquist, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, on the new Swedish strategy for Afghanistan.

followed by a panel discussion with Thomas Ruttig, Anders Sjöberg and Magnus Carlquist, discussion moderated by Krister Holm, Swedish Committee for Afghanistan


Forum Syd, Save the Children Sweden, Kvinna till Kvinna, Swedish Committee for Afghanistan, Hand in Hand, Olof Palme International Center and Red Cross Sweden (members of the Swedish network of organizations engaged in or with interest to engage in Afghanistan)

More information here.