January 7, 2012
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Students from Herat, Balkh, Al Biruni, and Nangarhar Universities started competing in the USAID-funded Afghan National Rounds of the Jessup International Moot Court Competition in Kabul today.
December 20, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- An employee of DAI, a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) contractor, was arrested December 18 on bribery charges, U.S. officials reported. The action came as part of what the officials described as an on-going campaign against fraud and waste in U.S. aid efforts in Afghanistan.
December 18, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In support of United Nations International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health celebrated Community Health Worker Day by recognizing the critical role played by community health workers. Celebrating the annual day of recognition were Acting Minister of Public Health Dr. Suraya Dalil, Director of USAID Office of Social Sector Development Carol Horning, and other Afghan Government officials and international donors supporting health development.
December 13, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- In honor of International Human Rights Day, high-ranking U.S and Afghan government representatives held a celebration event featuring roundtable discussions on “Human Rights and Justice in Afghanistan in 2011.” The Welfare Association for the Development of Afghanistan organized the event through a grant provided by USAID-funded Formal Rule of Law Stabilization Program.
Afghan Women Broadcasters Gather to Discuss Issues of Threats to Their Security and Improved Programming
December 12, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Following a two-day meeting in Kabul organized by the Salam Watandar Radio Network, Afghan women broadcasters who manage women-focused radio stations across the country agreed to work collaboratively to produce improved programming for women, which will highlight voices throughout Afghanistan’s provinces. The broadcasters also met with USAID and U.S. Embassy representatives at the gathering, which provided a chance for women broadcasters to tell their stories and elaborate on continued challenges and future opportunities.
Last updated: March 08, 2016