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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.

Monday, March 21, 2005 - 6:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- “I call on the youth of Afghanistan to take an interest in your country’s environment, and get involved in the greening of Afghanistan,” said Ambassador Khalilzad.
 
Friday, March 11, 2005 - 6:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- USAID announced today a $2.5 million grant to the Afghanistan Ministry of Women's Affairs. USAID Administrator Andrew S. Natsios said the grant would further USAID's commitment to assist the Ministry to fulfill its purpose of advocacy and policy development to improve the status and lives of women in Afghanistan. Dr. Massouda Jalal, Minister of Women's Affairs, welcomed the news of the funding at a meeting in Washington with Mr. Natsios and Undersecretary of State Paula J. Dobriansky.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2005 - 6:15am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In Afghanistan, women are playing a greater role in the political process, taking advantage of new economic opportunities, working with civil society to address problems being faced by women at the local levels, striving to attain higher educational levels, and are improving the quality of health care for themselves and their families.
 
By Zalmay Khailzad, March 9, 2005    
 
Tuesday, March 8, 2005 - 6:15am

From Andrew S. Natsios, USAID Administrator

Monday, June 14, 2004 - 6:30am
WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Government affirmed its long-term commitment to Afghanistan with the announcement of new public/private-sector initiatives designed to encourage international investment and the full participation of women in the growing economy.
 

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