Herat, Afghanistan © Ali Ahmad

Afghanistan Peace Talks. A Road to Nowhere?

Panel discussion with prominent Afghan experts

Monday, 26 April 2021, 15:30 - 17:00 CET (Zoom)
Panel discussion on the current progress of the peace talks between the Afghan government delegation and the Taliban negotiators.

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[Translate to English:] Women Leaders Peace Summit in November 2020 in Doha © OXUS TV/Tanya Kayhan

Afghan women – the quintessence for peace

by Heela Najibullah

UN Resolution 1325 demands to include women's full equal participation in peacebuilding. However, Afghan women's voices are marginalized. Only 4 out of 21 members of Afghan goverment's negotiation team are women and zero in…

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School  in Taiz © Taha Saleh

Yemen: The everlasting “forgotten”, “ignored", “proxy" and “absurd” war

by Bushra Nasr Kretschmer

According to Bushra Nasr Kretschmer international players are unable to end the war in Yemen since 2014 because they have failed to understand the root causes of the conflict, which can be found in the ideology of the Houthi.

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© Emal Haidary

Stigmatisiert und ausgegrenzt: VIDC präsentiert erste Studie über Abgeschobene von Österreich nach Afghanistan

von Ali Ahmad und Michael Fanizadeh

Sicherheitsbedrohungen, Verlust des sozialen und familiären Netzwerks, Stigmatisierung und Ausgrenzung - so beschreiben 16 Deportierte ihre derzeitige Situation in Afghanistan. VIDC Studie empfiehlt dringend Abschiebestopp.

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© Roya Heydary

Study: From Austria to Afghanistan

Forced return and a new migration cycle

The study by VIDC consultant Ali Ahmad looks into the question of how deportees in Afghanistan are doing after their return. We spoke with 16 men in Afghanistan who had to return from Austria.

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Kabul 2021, © Walid Fazly

Afghanistan: The U.S.-Taliban Agreement could be reviewed

One year after the signing of the peace agreement between the US and the Taliban, there is still no peace in the country. VIDC consultant Ali Ahmad reports on recent developments.

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© White Wednesdays

The role of social media in changing gender roles in Iran

By Homa Bazafkan

Despite the Internet ban in Iran, women are making use of social media channels to successfully fight against gender-based violence and for their rights.

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Beshud Camp in the north-west of Nangarhar Province. © ADPRO

Dard Kush II: Desk reviews of refugee policies in Pakistan and Afghanistan

As part of the Dard Kush II project, we have conducted two desk reviews examining the legal and policy frameworks related to Afghan refugees in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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Report
Tandem Workshops, Zertifikatsverleihung © VIDC

„Ein Raum nur für Frauen, um sich gegenseitig zu empowern“ - Die VIDC Gender Tandem Trainings

Ein Gespräch zwischen Aadilah Amin und Lena Gruber (VIDC)

Das interkulturelle Trainerinnen-Tandem Aadilah Amin und Lena Gruber (VIDC) berichten über die empowernde Wirkung der VIDC Gender Tandem Trainings für afghanische Frauen sowie über die Notwendigkeit der Abgrenzung als…

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© Kiril Kirkov

Geflüchtete Frauen als wichtige Akteurinnen für Frieden und Teilhabe

Von Samar Al Bradan

Die UN-Resolution 1325 feiert heuer ihr 20. Jubiläum. Sie fordert nicht nur die Teilhabe von Frauen in Friedensprozessen in Konfliktregionen, sondern auch die Stärkung von geflüchteten Frauen in Europa. Die VIDC Veranstaltung…

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