Kabul, Afghanistan. 10 June, 2021. ACBAR strongly condemns the horrendous attack in Baghlan province in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, 8 June. This attack brutally claimed the lives of 10 HALO Trust staff members and severely injured 16.
Humanitarian Aid Workers
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The Geneva Mutual Accountability Framework (GMAF) has been the latest in a series of mutual accountability frameworks between the Government of Afghanistan and the international community, intended to guide development cooperation and reform efforts in Afghanistan. ACBAR commissioned a monitoring research to assess progress in attaining its short-term deliverables.
GMAF, mutual accountability framework, development, Afghanistan, Geneva Conference
Join us for an engaging panel discussion on Tuesday 17 November 2020 at 17:30 Kabul time. Please visit page for link to the event. This event will also be livestreamed on ACBAR’s Facebook page
Women’s Economic Empowerment, AWCCI, Afghanistan Conference, side event
The Afghanistan Conference 2020 will be held on 23-24 November 2020, based in Geneva but held almost entirely online. In the lead up to the main event, ACBAR and a number of its members will be hosting side events addressing areas of priority such as education and child protection, women’s economic empowerment, inclusive peace and decision making and durable solutions for displaced population
Afghanistan Conference, side events
This year’s International Day of Peace arrives at a significant moment in Afghanistan’s history of more than four decades of conflict and insecurity. It is imperative that any peace agreement for Afghanistan is inclusive, accountable, and sustainable – beginning with the peace negotiation process.
Shaping Peace Together, International Day of Peace, inclusive peace, sustainable peace
When we think of #RealLifeHeroes in the humanitarian sector, we must honor every individual who contributes by dedicating his or her life and commitment to serving others in emergencies and conflict. Many find their way into this line of work by choice and equally many by chance. We dedicate a series of stories to a few of the many humanitarians who are worthy of admiration and recognition every day.
A tribute to humanitarian real life heroes
‘I want to be a teacher in the future…to educate my people. When I educate them, they will not fight and our country will have peace.’
World Refugee Day, Save the Children, IDP, Community Based Education
Aziza, now 20, has been living in an informal settlement in Kabul, Afghanistan since she was a little girl, after having to flee her home in Parwan Province along with her family to seek safety in the capital.
World Refugee Day, IDP, displacement, Afghanistan WHH
With COVID-19 Afghanistan is facing a new threat. NGOs have a relevant role in the fight against this new crisis. Therefore, ACBAR calls for input on actions against the transmission of this coronavirus.
NGOs, COVID-19, Health care
Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has become the world's biggest threat. This new virus has no cure yet and prevention is the only thing that can be done. Infections of such kind of disease in a country like Afghanistan that does not have proper health system can be very dangerous and critical.
Advocacy, Health, Civil Society
ACBAR, the Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief & Development, is an Afghan independent body bringing together 167 national and international NGOs working in Afghanistan and abiding by the humanitarian principles of independence, neutrality, impartiality and humanity.