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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 5:15am

Kabul, Afghanistan The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and United States Department of Commerce hosted Afghanistan’s first national moot court competition for international commercial arbitration from January 31 to February 2, 2015.

Six teams from three universities – American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), Kabul University, and Kardan University – competed in the First Afghanistan National Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot).  Held at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, the debate focused on the international sale of goods, contract law, and resolving disputes through commercial arbitration.

“The Commercial Law Development Program is helping to train the next generation of Afghan leaders, skilled legal professionals with advocacy experience.  The perseverance of these students – and the months of training they spent preparing for this competition – is evident in their exemplary performance today and indicative of their future successes,” said U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan P. Michael McKinley.

Sunday, October 1, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The U.S. Government will contribute $22 million, over five years, to support the Education Ministry’s vision of a literate Afghanistan.
 
Tuesday, September 19, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently provided the Government of Afghanistan with an additional $10 million in assistance for diesel fuel procurement.
 
Monday, September 18, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Minister of Education, Mr. Haneef Atmar, is visiting the United States for the first time to attend U.S. First Lady Laura Bush’s Global Literacy Conference to be held at the New York City Public Library on September 18.
 
Wednesday, August 30, 2006 - 5:45am
ZABUL, AFGHANISTAN- August 30, 2006, marks the opening of the newly refurbished Health Clinic in Shinkay district of Zabul Province.
 
August 30, 2006, marks the opening of the newly refurbished Health Clinic in Shinkay district of Zabul Province.
 
Thursday, August 10, 2006 - 5:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Congress recently passed legislation for $2.1 billion in additional assistance to the Government of Afghanistan in 2006.
 
Sunday, August 6, 2006 - 5:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently approved a $4.4 million project with the University of California – Davis to assist in the development of Afghanistan’s livestock sector.
 
Thursday, August 3, 2006 - 5:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announces a contribution of 27,010 metric tons of food aid commodities valued at $16,095,600.
 
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announces a contribution of 27,010 metric tons of food aid commodities valued at $16,095,600. This assistance from the American people will contribute to the “Afghanistan Drought Joint Appeal” recently announced by the Government of Afghanistan and the UN.
 
Monday, July 24, 2006 - 5:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In anticipation of an appeal from the Government of Afghanistan to meet the needs of an estimated 2.5 million Afghans that could be affected by food shortage this year, the U.S. Government (USG), through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced today that it is contributing $20 million dollars in food aid commodities to the World Food Programme (WFP) in Afghanistan.
 
Wednesday, July 19, 2006 - 5:30am
FAIZABAD, BADAKHSHAN- On July 17, 2006, the Alternative Livelihoods Program for Northeast Afghanistan (ALP/N), a USAID funded development project, donated its most recent harvest of cucumbers, squash, pumpkins, and green beans from its Faizabad trial farm to Fatima-Tul-Zahra Orphanage in the Faizabad Old City.
 

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