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28.03.2017 | Pressemitteilung
It will provide appropriate health care for mothers and children living in Balkh and neighbouring provinces. The German government provides funding at a cost of more than AFN 1 billion.
16.03.2017 | Pressemitteilung
It aimed at developing a strategy to strengthen local institutions and community groups in protecting children’s rights. Rushd Training and Consultancy Organisation (RTCO) organised the event. The German government supported the workshop via its programme to promote the rule of law in Afghanistan (RoL).
15.03.2017 | Pressemitteilung
Four Afghan ground water experts and more than 70 media representatives attended the event. Altogether, they concluded that Afghanistan’s ground water resources must be properly managed to prevent overuse and pollution. The Social Association of Journalists in North Afghanistan (SAJNA) and the Afghan-German Cooperation hosted the meeting.
09.03.2017 | Pressemitteilung
Kabul, 9th March 2017 – Today, the National Unity Government officially presented the National Priority Plan on Women’s Economic Empowerment to its citizens. The plan aims at developing women’s capacity to strengthen their household economies, but also to positively impact Afghanistan’s overall economic development – with female contribution.
09.03.2017 | Pressemitteilung
On 8th March 2017, theThe Afghan-German Cooperation’s project for promotion of the rule of law supported the Provincial Departments of the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (DoWA) and Justice (DoJ) to organise these events. Achieving gender equality professionally is necessary for sustainable development. In Afghanistan, female participation in labour force only reaches 16% according to the “Women, Business and the Law 2016” report published by World Bank. The rights of women as well as the question on how to raise this number were addressed in various events in the Northern provinces in Afghanistan. Ms Suhaila Juya, Deputy and Acting Head of the Provincial Council of Takhar, encouraged the participants to continue promoting women’s rights and to stop the brutal behaviour towards women within families. During the gathering in Mazar-e Sharif, the representative of the Governor of Balkh, Mr Fiaz Mehr Aian, pointed out: ”The number of female students in schools and universities has increased significantly. This also applies to jobs. Women play a crucial role in peace building and democracy.” He also stressed that female participation was promoted and appreciated in various areas in Balkh Province, even though women are still facing major challenges such as not accessing professional key positions. On behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Afghan-German Cooperation has been working together with the Afghan government to promote Rule of Law in Afghanistan. The project “Promotion of the Rule of Law” (RoL) has been supporting the Afghan Ministry of Justice in its efforts to ensure access to justice for all citizens. As well, it specifically focuses on supporting women’s rights. This is done in close coordination with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and its provincial departments in the Northern Provinces. was celebrated worldwide – in Afghanistan as well. The theme: “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030” was showcased in various events in Kabul and in the Northern Provinces of Balkh, Badakhshan, Jawzjan, Kunduz and Takhar.
09.03.2017 | Pressemitteilung
Toronto, Canada, 5th to 9th March 2016 – This week, the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP), the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, MoCI, (namely its Deputy Minister Mr Mohammad Haqjo) and the Afghan Embassy in Ottawa (namely the minister’s counsellor Mr Mohammad Nader Yama) promoted the Afghan Mining sector at the world’s leading convention and investor exchange event on mineral exploration and exploitation: the PDAC.
01.03.2017 | Pressemitteilung
High-ranking provincial officials, media organisations and the interns attended the farewell ceremony. The programme was developed by the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) with German support via the Afghan-German Cooperation’s programme “Promotion of good governance” (RCD).
23.02.2017 | Pressemitteilung
On 23rd February 2017, representatives of Balkh’s Police Headquarter, Balkh’s Department of Education and the Afghan-German Cooperation’s programme for the promotion of the rule of law in Afghanistan (RoL) gathered in Mazar-e Sharif to handover equipment to the Police Headquarters’ Police-e Mardumi department in order to adequately host community consultation meetings in Balkh province.
21.02.2017 | Pressemitteilung
On 20th and 21st February 2017, Badakhshan’s Department of Justice invited 34 governmental and civil society representatives to attend a workshop focussing on the United Nations resolution 1325: “Landmark Resolution on Women, Peace and Security”. This resolution stresses women’s roles in conflict and conflict management. The Afghan-German Cooperation supported the workshop via its programme for the promotion of the rule of law in Afghanistan (RoL).
17.02.2017 | Pressemitteilung
Beyond that, the state owned radio and TV station received new equipment. The German government provided funding for both the training as well as the equipment. RTA is now able to provide improved radio and TV services for Balkh’s residents.