Afghanistan ( (listen), also pronounced /ævˈɡænᵻstæn, ævˈɡɑːnᵻstɑːn/; Pashto/Dari: افغانستان, Pashto: Afġānistān [avɣɒnisˈtɒn, ab-], Dari: Afġānestān [avɣɒnesˈtɒn]), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast. Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and …



World Bank Group · 1 December 2023 English

The World Bank Group (WBG) has been financing digital governance (DG) solutions for decades. The construction of the GovTech Maturity Index (GTMI) is based primarily on the WB’s GovTech dataset, …

Bank data. Note: DG = digital governance, AFG = Afghanistan, AFR = Africa, AGO = Angola, ALB = Albania, ARG Pakistan, Argentina, Vietnam, Nigeria, China, Afghanistan, and Ghana. With regard to active projects,

25 January 2023 English

Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka (and Afghanistan). China is now the largest overseas investor

SIPRI: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute · 24 January 2023 English

In 2021, a total of 20.2 per cent of the the Horn of Africa, the Sahel, African population was facing hunger, compared to 9.1 per cent in Asia, and Central …

disproportionately but not exclusively in Africa (Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia

RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 24 January 2023 English

IAN LI and THOMAS LIM observe that despite the potential risks of involvement and questions over its relevance to Singapore’s interests, participation in the coalition was ultimately motivated by three …

Coming on the back of a six-year deployment to Afghanistan that had concluded only the year before, Singapore’s

CFPPR: Center for Foreign Policy and Peace Research · 23 January 2023 English

To this end, the data were classified according to the gender of the researchers, the language of the study, the year of dissertation submission, the university, and the department. [...] …

related to Turkey’s security concerns (such as Afghanistan and Al-Qaeda). Second, the high number of security

UNU WIDER: United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research · 23 January 2023 English

WIDER Working Paper 2023/8-Aid effectiveness in fragile and conflict-affected contexts: Lessons from more than two decades of research

violence of 46 per cent in 2021 due to conflicts in Afghanistan, Ethiopia, and Yemen (Davies et al. 2022) The Nowhere is this clearer than in the case of Afghanistan—a country trapped in fragility— where net ODA five to ten are occupied, in order, by Yemen, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, West Bank Somalia, Chad, the Central African Republic, Afghanistan, Sudan, and South Sudan rank consistently among Gaza, and in Central and South Asia, namely Afghanistan and Pakistan. These regional distributions find

Africa 21 · 23 January 2023 French

A la question de savoir pourquoi cette loi n’est toujours opérationnelle, un haut cadre du ministère de la Solidarité, de l’Action humanitaire, de la Réconciliation nationale, du Genre et de …

aussi démontré dans une étude menée en 2013 en Afghanistan, que << le passage de la défécation en plein

GRF: Global Relations Forum · 20 January 2023 English

However, the publication reflects the views of the young academic and not the institutional views of GRF or the individual positions of the commission members. [...] In Syria, Ankara led …

sharply, most notably with the operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. Obama wanted to reverse this trend

UNAMA: United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan · 20 January 2023 English

groups of Afghan women in Ankara and Islamabad and a group of Ambassadors and Special Envoys to Afghanistan based in Doha. [...] The delegation convened with government leaders from the region and religious lifesaving support and maintain effective engagement, led by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). [...] They asked that efforts be intensified to reflect the urgency of the situation and

rights, says Afghans must not be abandoned KABUL, Afghanistan, 20 January 2023 - On behalf of the Secretary-General Khaled Khiari, completed a four-day visit to Afghanistan to appraise the situation, engage de facto authorities “Our collective ambition is for a prosperous Afghanistan that is at peace with itself and its neighbours path to sustainable development. But right now, Afghanistan is isolating itself, in the midst of a terrible so,” Ms. Bahous said. “What is happening in Afghanistan is a grave women's right crisis and a wakeup

UNU WIDER: United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research · 20 January 2023 English

Roxana Gutiérrez-Romero and Nayely Iturbe

of illegal opium cultivation takes place in Afghanistan and Myanmar; and most of the world’s coca is

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