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Monday, June 23, 2014 - 2:15am

Kabul, Afghanistan | - Afghan judges and court administrators joined representatives  from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to celebrate the achievements of the USAID-funded Rule of Law Stabilization-Formal Program during a ceremony at the Supreme Court yesterday. This program trained more than 1,500 judges and court administrators in all 34 Afghan provinces and provided support for the newly established Afghan Women Judges Association.

“We are pleased with what USAID has done through the Rule of Law Stabilization-Formal program in the past four years to effectivly strengthen the country’s justice system. The Afghan people will never forget this assistance. We hope these kinds of projects will continue in the future so next generation can benefit from these sustainable achievements,“ Dr. Abdullah Atayee, Administrator General of the Supreme Court remarked.

The Rule of Law Stabilization-Formal Program also provided training and  support for legal outreach offices and helped enhance capacity of Law and Shariea faculties in Afghanistan’s public  universities with legal clinics, law libraries and computer labs.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 - 4:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing an initial $8 million contribution to the Good Performers’ Initiative as part of the Government of Afghanistan’s Counter Narcotics Trust Fund (CNTF).  This new grant will be administered by the United Nations Development Programme. The Ministry of Counter Narcotics will coordinate and manage the initiative.
 
Monday, May 28, 2007 - 4:45am
Saturday, May 5, 2007 - 4:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Today Minister of Education Haneef Atmar signed a Memorandum of Understanding with USAID partners CARE and Creative Associates affirming the realignment of key USAID education projects with the Ministry’s five-year strategic plan to more effectively support the goals of the Government of Afghanistan. 
 
Tuesday, May 1, 2007 - 4:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- AgFair'07 catalyzed much needed investment in the agriculture sector, facilitated trade, and introduced new technologies to Afghanistan.
 
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 - 4:30am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Mr. David Murdock, owner and CEO of Dole Foods Company, met with President Karzai on April 23 to announce his intention to explore a major Dole presence in Afghanistan.  Mr. Murdock came to Afghanistan at the request of President Bush and visited the area aground Bagram and Mazar-e-Sharif, as well as a U.S.-sponsored Agricultural Fair, the first of its kind held in many years in the country.
 
Monday, March 12, 2007 - 4:30am
JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN- Today, the USAID Alternative Livelihoods Program for the Eastern Region (ALP/E) holds a ground-breaking ceremony of a new, US$1.5 million infrastructure project—the improvement of Kama Road, from Kama Bridge to Sangar Saray.  Nangarhar’s Governor Shairzai (or Deputy Governor), other provincial and district authorities, and representatives of Nangarhar Provincial and Kama District Shuras are expected to attend the event at Nawabad in Kama district.
 
Tuesday, February 13, 2007 - 2:30am
KABUL. AFGHANISTAN- Tuesday, February 13, 2007, Mr. James Kunder, Acting Deputy Administrator for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), presented two 86 volume hard bound sets of all the Official Gazettes of the Government of Afghanistan dating back to 1964 to the National Assembly Library.  Decades of war left libraries and government institutions lacking a comprehensive compilation of the laws of Afghanistan. This collection of Afghan legal documents was published by the Ministry of Justice with support from USAID.
 
Monday, December 18, 2006 - 6:15am
FAIZABAD, BADAKSHAN, AFGHANISTAN- On December 17, 2006 Baharak Girl’s School in Badakshan Province was officially opened by Munshi Abdul Majeed the Governor of Badakhshan Province, officials from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and other local dignitaries.
 

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