Archives for posts with tag: AfghanEducation
 

Blog Report: AFGHANISTAN PARALYMPICS REFLECTS PAST – DEFINES FUTURE? By, Ambassador Mo
Fahim Rahimi is the only Afghanistan representative to Paralympics 2012 that kicked off today in London. He represents more than two generations & thousands who have been permanently affected/disabled by serial conflicts. Bosnia & Herzegovina after 1992 war started to field its first teams in 1996. From landmines to snipers, a potential Paralympic champion is made with every explosion or bullet. –MORE–
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Blog Report: AFGHANISTAN – ANOTHER LOST GENERATION OR REBORN IN AFGHANI EMPOWERMENT IN EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT, By Ambassador Mo
The headlines are not particularly encouraging. The Taliban appear to have adopted a new tactic that is intended to discourage  transformation of the country. They are recruiting assassins to join Afghan security/defense forces & then turn on their American and other “allied” trainers. It has come to be labeled “Green on Blue” attacks. –MORE–
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Blog Report: UN WOMEN’S AFFAIR HEAD MURDERED IN AFGHANISTAN, By Ambassador Mo
Hanifa Safi, Head of the Department of the United NationsWomen’s Affairs in Afghanistan’s Laghman Province. Ms Hanifa was killed by a car bomb this Friday July 13, 2012. The remote controlled IED detonated inside Ms. Hanifa’s vehicle, killing her and injuring her husband, daughter and six other civilians.  –More–
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Blog Report: UN CONDEMNS NATO & TALIBAN ATTACKS THAT KILL CIVILIANS, By Ambassador Mo
At least 4 separate attacks killed 40 civilians, including 10 children, & injured at least 67 others, & UN called for those responsible to be held accountable. UN News Centre cited media reports that identified two Taliban suicide bombings and a NATO airstrike that Afghan officials say killed 18 civilians. –More–
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Blog Report: PAYING FAMILIES TO EDUCATE CHILDREN IN AFGHANISTAN, By Ambassador Mo
Child labor is the adversary of educating children particularly where families may be dependent on even meager earnings of youngest members to eat & survive. To advance society as well further learning & open-minds, education is an imperative. A novel but simple concept has evolved over last few months/years in Afghanistan: why not pay families for success of their children in school? –More–
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Blog Report: WILL WOMEN LOSE IN AFGHANISTAN AGAIN? By Ambassador Mo
Women’s/Girl’s rights groups & Afghan civil society have stressed gains made in past decade for millions of Afghan women in securing equal constitutional rights, political participation, & access to health & education must not be compromised in any transition agreements between NATO, intl partners & Afghan Govt. Women/Girls are facing 2 threats in Afghanistan: early marriage & direct assault.  –More–
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Blog Report: AFGHAN SCHOOLS UNDER ATTACK, By Ambassador Mo
Attacks upon schools by Taliban linked insurgents have spiked over the last few weeks. Insurgents targeted education officials traveling in Paktika province killing 5 & wounding 7. In Khogyani district of Nangahar province on 8 May, anti-government elements set fire to a girls’ secondary school in Wazir village, destroying two school buildings & equipment.
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Blog Report: BROADENING BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS! By AMBASSADOR MO
“Ensuring investment & innovation without stifling competition is the key challenge of today’s ICT [information & communications technologies] regulators face,” according to ITU’s Secretary-General, Hamadoun Touré. “In order for all citizens to benefit from the economic growth driven by broadband, huge and sustained investments in networks are needed.” –More–
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Blog Report: UN – “DO NOT FORGET AFGHAN PEOPLE,” By, Ambassador Mo
“Although overall international assistance is expected to reduce, we must continue to mobilize resources to help those in acute need. We need to balance support for security sector with a very strong emphasis on basic service delivery, development & governance,” according to Under SG Humanitarian Affairs & Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos speaking during visit to Afghanistan. –More–
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Watch Film Report: Classroom Renovation at Baghnazargah School, Herat – The Afghan Development Project
Film Annex is currently building a new classroom at the school, where brand new computers will be placed & free internet connection will be provided. The construction is part of the Afghan Development Project sponsored by Film Annex & Citadel Software Company. Stayed tuned for the upcoming videos, where we will show the computer installation process & interviews with the Afghanistan team. –Watch–
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