Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Minna Jarvenpaa

A challenge for the next head of UNAMA

Minna Jarvenpaa

Minna Jarvenpaa, AAN founding member and former head of UNAMA’s Analysis and Policy Unit, looks ahead at the challenges faced by Afghanistan’s new UN SRSG. Staffan di Mistura, who on the eve of the London Conference was appointed by Ban Ki-moon as his Special Representative to head up the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), […]

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Rays of Hope in Parliament

Minna Jarvenpaa

We continue our reporting and discussion about the next Afghan cabinet – with this blog by our founding member MINNA JARVENPAA. There has been paralysis in the Afghan government for the last six months. No meaningful business was transacted while the elections took their excruciatingly prolonged course, or in the following months of deal-making over […]

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