Welcome to the FES Afghanistan Office

  • | Empowering the Next Generation, Social Justice and Inclusion | Event, News

    The future is now! Young Afghans join forces for inclusion and equality

    With the peace process gaining traction, it certainly takes decisive action to use the full potential of women leadership in Afghanistan!


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  • | Regional Cooperation, Peace and Security | News

    A force to be reckoned with - Interview with Deputy Minister Hosna Jalil

    For the FES Connect September Issue, we spoke to DM Jalil about her Work and Vision for the Afghan police


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  • | Regional Cooperation, Social Justice and Inclusion | Event, Publication, News

    From side table to centre stage: Social justice and the Afghan peace process

    Unemployment in Afghanistan could increase by 60 percent in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. If peace should no longer be a pipe-dream,...


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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Afghanistan

Kabul
Afghanistan

+93 (0) 700-280-441
+93 (0) 787-776-611

info(at)fes-afghanistan.org

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) – Foundation for social democracy!

The FES office in Kabul was established in 2002. Our aim is to strengthen democratic institutions and civil society. The Foundation's work in Afghanistan focuses in particular on the exchange of ideas and discussion on the following topics: youth and politics, political participation of women and gender mainstreaming, conflict transformation and reconciliation, media and freedom of speech, strengthening civil society, parliamentary and provincal council and political party cooperation.

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Social Justice and Inclusion

Social Justice and Inclusion

A key component of FES international mission is the promotion of social justice and labor standards in developing economies.
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Peace and Security

Peace and Security

Out of the 100 years since Afghanistan became a sovereign and independent state, four decades have been heavily shaped by political conflict, crises and war.
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Empowering the Next Generation

Empowering the Next Generation

Afghanistan has one of the youngest demographics in the world. Some 50 percent of Afghans have been born after 2001 and grew up both with the promise of peace and democracy and the frustrations and trauma of a seemingly never ending war.
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Regional Cooperation

Regional Cooperation

For centuries, Afghanistan had been at the center of cultural exchange between Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Today, it remains closely linked to developments in its immediate and wider neighborhood, not only through transnational security and migration challenges.
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News & Events

| Peace and Security, Regional Cooperation | Publication, News

Human rights in the Afghan peace process

The Afghan peace process is at a crossroads. Violence is escalating, human rights workers and civilians are targeted, and rights abuses are...


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| Social Justice and Inclusion | News

Photoessay "Afghan Lives in Times of COVID-19" published by The Diplomat

One of the world's leading news sites has published FES Afghanistan's photoessay on the socio-economic impact of the pandemic


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Publications

[Workers' Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205) ]

Kabul

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[Workers' Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205) ]

Kabul

Download publication (5 MB, PDF-File)


Discover more of the work by FES Afghanistan and watch the latest videos from our designated playlist.

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FES Asia

The Regional Programme in Asia complements FES programmes and projects on the global and national level.

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IPS Journal

IPS-Journal is a young magazine with a much older heritage. The online journal highlights global inequality and brings new perspectives on issues such as the environment, European integration, international relations, social democracy and development policy.

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FES Connect

Connecting people, in the spirit of social democracy, we source and share content in English from the German and international network of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

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Neue Gesellschaft Frankfurter Hefte

NG/FH - our magazine for politics and culture, which cares about clever time diagnoses and comments as well as practical future plans. (Website in german) 

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Academy for Social Democracy

The Academy for Social Democracy is an advisory and educational resource of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation for people interested in and committed to politics.

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