Archives for posts with tag: AfghanDevelopmentProject

World Bank Goes into the Mind & Heart of Poverty

01-22-2015HealthCare

Suggest also reading attached link to report that offers specific case/country examples of how the World Bank is diagnosing & solving psychological & social constraints to development to identify new policy tools that complement standard economic instruments.
http://diplomatartist.com/world-bank-goes-into-the-mind-heart-of-poverty/

INTERVIEW (Recommended by Susan Sacirbey/Diplomatically Incorrect): LITERACY, EDUCATION, & PROVERBS EMPOWERING AGHANISTAN WOMEN & GIRLS
As the Afghan Proverb (Zarbul Masalha #129) says, “Nekee-kun ba daryaa beeandaaz – Do good to people, and throw your goodness in the river.” This proverb reflects the paradox that if you do good things for their own sake, not for reward, ultimately you will be rewarded anyway.
http://www.filmannex.com/posts/blog_show_post/us-navy-captain-edward-zellem-on-film-annexs-initiatives-in-afghanistan/56592Image

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN AFGHANISTAN ECONOMY, HUMAN RIGHTS, GOVERNMENT, & LEADERSHIP

Every country, starting from Afghanistan, has 4 major sectors in which both men and women must co-exist & share responsibilities. The most developed societies & peaceful countries benefit from a balanced relationship and collaboration amongst men & women. These four sectors are: Economy, Human Rights, Government, Leadership.

http://www.filmannex.com/posts/blog_show_post/women-empowerment-in-afghanistan-economy-human-rights-government-and-leadership/56529Image

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Watch Film Report: UN SECURITY COUNCIL REVIEWS AFGHANISTAN DEVELOPMENT & TRANSITION
There is a commitment to move Afghanistan toward self-sufficiency & assuming a greater role in building its government institutions.  International forces in Afghanistan, including NATO & the US, function under authority of the United Nations Security Council. This week UNSC was briefed by UNSG’s Special Representative, Jan Kubis.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/un-security-council-reviews-afghanistan-development-transition/31561

Watch Film Report: TOURISM AND AFGHANISTAN ECONOMY
With conflict still ongoing, difficult travel & political uncertainty, what is potential for tourism becoming a significant contributor to the Afghanistan economy? This film report from UNTV provides a glimpse to both natural beauty & cultural treasures. It evidences how both international community & domestic officials are seeking to change image, travel options & perceived economic opportunity.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/tourism-afghanistan-economy/31434Image

WATCH Film Report: AFGHAN SCHOOL GIRLS AS TARGETS & HOPE
Afghanistan civilians are still greatest victims of ongoing conflict & Afghan school girls are increasingly becoming the targets of the Taliban in particular. The United Nations representatives in Afghanistan (UNAMA) provide latest annual report for civilian casualties.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/afghan-school-girls-as-targets-hope/31157Image

DIPLOMAT ARTIST Blog Report: KAYLA HARRISON OLYMPIC ROLE MODEL FOR AFGHANISTAN WOMEN EDUCATION & EMPOWERMENT
Don’t miss Francesco Rulli’s (President, Founder – Film Annex) personal tribute today, as he celebrates the Judo Olympic victory of Kayla Harrison and her coach Jimmy Pedro. — (Recommended by Susan Sacirbey & Diplomatically Incorrect)
http://www.filmannex.com/posts/blog_show_post/kayla_harrison_olympic_role_model_for_afghanistan_women_education_and_empowerment/55303Image

Blog Report: YOUTH EMPOWERMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES, By Susan Sacirbey
Poverty reduction & retaining an empowered youth workforce is the goal of a new programme of the United Nations: “Alternatives to Migration: Decent Jobs for Filipino Youth.”  The key is education, training, & empowerment through small-scale entrepreneurship. All this is designed keep youth closer to their homes, rather than going abroad for economic opportunities. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/youth-empowerment-in-the-philippines/54925Image

WATCH Interview: UN TV AFGHANISTAN ECONOMY & EDUCATION (28min.)
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey interviews Afghan Citadel Software Co. CEO, Roya Mahboob & Film Annex Founder/President, Francesco Rulli at United Nations TV station in NYC. They talk about Film ImageAnnex’s new initiative, The Afghan Development Project, the future of Afghanistan & other developing countries, online advertising & its role in a potential cultural revolution, how raising new generation of Afghans with the Internet will help country’s economy.

http://www.filmannex.com/webtv/afghandevelopment/movie/un-tv-afghanistan-economy-and-education/30974

Blog Report: AFGHANISTAN: CONQUERED OR PARTNER? By Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
Many have sought to conquer Afghanistan but have failed. Before the Soviets & most recently US/NATO, it has been the British Empire. Before the US ever got into the invasion business in Afghanistan I was convinced that objectives of stabilizing the country & de-legitimizing the Taliban would be more effectively realized through education, development & a more open country/society. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/afghanistan-conquered-or-partner/54747Image