Martine van Bijlert will be on one of the panels during the three-day international conference in Prague on “Provincial Reconstruction Teams – What’s Next? Challenges of Reconstruction in Afghanistan”.
She will be speaking as part of the panel on “Cooperation with Afghan Local and National Leadership: Engaging the local population and developing mutual trust with local leaders”.
The conference is jointly organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, the Ministry of Defense of the Czech Republic, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, the Prague Security Studies Institute, the embassies of the United States, Afghanistan, and Denmark in Prague, and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
The conference aims to contribute to more a coherent PRT reconstruction strategy in Afghanistan based on a candid assessment of their operations and the challenges they face. More information on the conference can be found here.
This article was last updated on 9 Mar 2020