Archive for 'Events'

Mapping Election Coverage in Afghanistan

Mapping Election Coverage in Afghanistan

Internews and its long-standing partner Nai: Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan are taking a new, visual and interactive approach to elections monitoring and coverage. With the National Democratic Institute (NDI), a mapping project will aggregate election [...]

Geneva Launch of the 2014 Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan

Geneva Launch of the 2014 Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan

The LeNews Lake Geneva Horizon Series announces the Geneva launch: The new 2014 Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan (4th edition) – (www.efgafghan.com) When: 12.30–14.00, Thursday, 27 March, 2014 Where: Graduate Institute, Maison de la Paix, Avenue de [...]

Karzai: You can rent – but never buy an Afghan!

Karzai: You can rent – but never buy an Afghan!

As usual, cartoonist Jeff Danziger gets it right! See his website and books:   [...]

Exploring Afghanistan as laboratory of global humanitarianism.

Exploring Afghanistan as laboratory of global humanitarianism.

Research: Geneva event kicks off Afghanistan Project. On 21-22 March, 2013, an international team of researchers, headed by Professor Alessandro Monsutti in collaboration with Antonio Donini, from the Feinstein International Center, Tufts University, came to the Graduate [...]

Beyond the Khyber – The Future of Afghanistan post-2014

Beyond the Khyber – The Future of Afghanistan post-2014

Panel with authors Lucy Morgan Edwards, Jason Burke and Edward Girardet, moderated by Faisal Devji at the 2013 Jaipur Literature Festival – the largest literary festival in Asia-Pacific.  According to the organizers, this is the most [...]

The BBC’s Chronology of Events – (Always a useful reminder)

The BBC’s Chronology of Events – (Always a useful reminder)

The BBC’s latest chronology of key events: 1838-42 – British forces invade, install King Shah Shujah. He is assassinated in 1842. British and Indian troops are massacred during retreat from Kabul. 1878-80 – Second Anglo-Afghan War. [...]

Afghanistan 2014 and beyond: Webcast

Afghanistan 2014 and beyond: Webcast

The workshop Afghanistan 2014 and Beyond: will be webcast on Friday,  7 December 2012 at 12h30 (Central European Time). See  http://ustream.tv/channel/afghanworkshop/  Put your questions to panelists using twitter. Include  hashtag #essentialafghan in your tweet. [...]

Training Afghan government officials for the future – GCSP-ADA Workshop, Baku, Azerbaijan

Training Afghan government officials for the future – GCSP-ADA Workshop, Baku, Azerbaijan

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) jointly organised a ten-day intensive course for Afghan Officials to help improve their governance skills. The course: State and Nation Building in Transition took place [...]

Afghanistan 2014 and beyond:  Lessons from the past, preparing for the future.  Can the international community still succeed?

Afghanistan 2014 and beyond: Lessons from the past, preparing for the future. Can the international community still succeed?

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), KOFF/SwissPeace and The Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan and the Region are holding a critical public roundtable in Geneva, Switzerland on Friday, 7 December 2012 with the aim of [...]

Beyond the Front Page: Reporting on Human Development in Afghanistan

Beyond the Front Page: Reporting on Human Development in Afghanistan

Public conference in Toronto, Canada, Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm organized by The Munk School’s Trudeau Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and Fellowship in Global Journalism, in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation Canada. Roadside [...]