Afghanistan im Schatten des Ukraine Krieges

Von Ali Ahmad und Michael Fanizadeh (VIDC Global Dialogue)

Aufgrund der zunehmenden humanitären Notlage und Hungersnot in Afghanistan (fast 50% der Bevölkerung) hat das Danish Refugee Council und VIDC Global Dialogue eine Konferenz der afghanischen Diaspora in Brüssel einberufen.

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The EU and protection of women's rights in Afghanistan

On 19 and 20 May, the second Afghan Women Leaders Forum (AWLF) took place in Brussels. Nazila Jamshidi attended the forum and provides insights into the current EU policy towards Afghanistan.

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Capital and Counterrevolution

Framing the Arab Gulf States

On the occasion of the World Cup in Qatar at the end of this year, Saudi journalist Safa Al Ahmad discussed with Egyptian political scientist Rabab El Mahdi and economist Adam Hanieh the role of the Gulf states in global…

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#3: Life under the Taliban

"The university is closed. Go home!"

Gender expert Nazila Jamshidi spoke with the sisters Atena and Mina in Herat, whose dreams as students were shattered overnight.

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Study: From Pakistan to Afghanistan

Returning to ‘Asli Watan’ – the ‘true homeland’

The study, presented by VIDC consultant Ali Ahmad, examines why Afghans decided to return to Afghanistan from Pakistan before the Taliban took power in August 2021.

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Afghanistan: Six months after the disaster. Women's Oppression and Humanitarian Tragedy

Panel discussion from 3 March 2022

The event, featuring Heela Najibullah, Horia Mosadiq, and Jared Rowell, discussed the humanitarian, women's, and human rights situation in Afghanistan after the Taliban takes power in August 2021.




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#2: Life under the Taliban

Back in Herat: The daily struggle of a human rights defender

Parween worked as a human rights and women activist in Herat and tells us about her experiences since the Taliban took over and the lingering hope of one day being evacuated.

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Afghan Diaspora to launch online university in Europe

by Ali Ahmad

In December 2021, Afghan diaspora academics met in Frankfurt/Main to discuss the establishment of the first "Afghan Exile Online University (AEOU)". VIDC consultant Ali Ahmad reports on the meeting.

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#1: Life under the Taliban

The new ‘Dark Era’ of Taliban

A new series of articles on the situation in Afghanistan after the Taliban seized power in August 2021. Women and men from many different parts of the country tell us their stories.

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Climate crisis boosts displacement

Report from the panel discussion on 4 November 2021 with Adil Najam, Raya Muttarak and Jane Linekar.

The event was held against the backdrop of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, which took place in Glasgow from October 31 to the 12 November 2021.

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