Afghanistan

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 …

Wikipedia Share

Publications

Fondation Jean Jaurès · 25 June 2022 French

Quelle est l’opinion de la population française concernant ce conflit ? Antoine Bristielle, directeur de l’Observatoire de l’Opinion de la Fondation, interroge dans le temps le rapport des Français à …

à une intervention militaire de la France en Afghanistan. Puis, début 2008, alors que la guerre s’enlise


UK in a Changing Europe · 24 June 2022 English

First of all, that skewed the voices that were being listened to in the Government, and gave the DUP a disproportionate voice, distorting the overall view of the people of …

damaged a lot. In Northern Ireland, obviously the Afghanistan and Iraq stuff cuts through – but Tony Blair’s


22 June 2022 English

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DIVISION Active Labour Market Policies in Asia and the Pacific A review of the literature Miguel Niño-Zarazúa and Nina Torm WORKING PAPER SERIES JUNE 2022 2 Active Labour …

deficits Cambodia, Bangladesh, Timor-Leste, Afghanistan in the skills composition of the workforce, and OR "Russia" OR "Hong Kong" OR "Macao") OR ("Afghanistan" OR "Bangladesh" OR "Bhutan" OR "India" OR "Islamic


Centre for Brexit Policy · 21 June 2022 English

The purpose of this paper, written by more than 20 foreign policy experts, politicians, and academics, is to help the Government to - at the least – do a better …

to the reverberations of recent US policy in Afghanistan, and of course to the sudden security crisis to the reverberations of recent US policy in Afghanistan, and of course to the sudden security crisis


UNAMA · 20 June 2022 English

of receiving or handling such complaints. [...] The enduring presence of the United Nations in Afghanistan reflects the commitment of the international community to assist the Afghan people in their efforts

Agenda item 39 The situation in Afghanistan The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international report every three months on the situation in Afghanistan and the implementation of the mandate of the the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), including at the subnational level. 2. The update on the activities of the United Nations in Afghanistan, including political, humanitarian and human the development of a new aid architecture for Afghanistan. 22-08652 (E) 200622 *2208652* https://undocs


FORUM-Asia · 20 June 2022 English

Afghanistan: UN Security Council Must Reinstate Travel Bans on the Taliban (Bangkok/Kathmandu, 20 June 2022) — The United Nations Security Council must impose comprehensive targeted sanctions on the leadership bans on Taliban and hold them accountable for the rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in Afghanistan.’ The Security Council first imposed travel restrictions on the Taliban leadership in 1999 as a a part of UN’s response to ‘violent and terrorist activities’ committed by the Taliban in Afghanistan. [...] The Council then lifted the ban on senior Taliban officials in April 2019 to allow them to attend

Afghanistan: UN Security Council Must Reinstate Travel Bans on the Taliban (Bangkok/Kathmandu, 20 June they continue to commit against the people of Afghanistan, especially women and girls, ethno-religious rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in Afghanistan.’ The Security Council first imposed travel restrictions terrorist activities’ committed by the Taliban in Afghanistan. The Council then lifted the ban on senior Taliban less than a year since the Taliban take-over of Afghanistan in August 2021, the country has plunged into


DPG · 20 June 2022 English

DPG is deeply committed to the growth of India’s national power and purpose, the security and prosperity of the people of India and India’s contributions to the global public good. …

American Diary manifold since the US departure from Afghanistan, to the Indian Ocean where the presence of China’s


HPA · 19 June 2022 English

water resources in Afghanistan is a necessity to improve the lives of millions of people. [...] Afghanistan map and transboundary rivers The main surface water resources of Afghanistan are the Amu Darya Kabul River, and the Harirud and Murghab rivers. [...] These goals are crucial elements of the Afghanistan National Development Strategy 2008–2013 (ANDS), the cornerstone of Afghanistan’s development policy area of focus in the ANDS. [...] The lack of transboundary water agreements/institutions between Afghanistan and its neighboring countries will significantly affect short and long term the inter-state multilateral

ABSTRACT A greater distance in relations between Afghanistan and the International Community will adversely Therefore it needs to be clarified what happens if Afghanistan is not able to develop its water resources and mining. The prospects of peace and stability in Afghanistan will continue to be low, if food insecurity, does not develop and managed sustainably in Afghanistan, in that case, it can turn over to be the prime about the Afghanistan water and food crisis and its role in the security situation in Afghanistan and regional


Amnesty International · 16 June 2022

extrajudicial executions and arbitrary arrest of civilians by the Taliban in Panjshir province of Afghanistan, Zaman Sultani, Amnesty International’s South Asia Researcher, said: “Constantly, reports are coming


Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor · 16 June 2022 English

expression of any opinion on the part of the Monitor. [...] Risk education in school curriculum Afghanistan, Cambodia, Colombia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tajikistan Despite the challenges in 2020, children made

civilian casualties where the age group was known. Afghanistan 706 37% Improvised • They accounted for 30% of 76 4% South Sudan 56 3% As in previous years, Afghanistan recorded the most child casualties of mines/ERW Children are extremely affected by mines/ERW in Afghanistan, the country where the highest Burkina Faso 49 highest annual number of child casualties after Afghanistan since Note: States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty Percentage of child casualties killed 2010–2020 Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, 40


View more