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04 Jul 2012 description

This week's international donors' conference on Afghanistan represents a crucial economic milestone for one of the poorest countries in the world.

Representatives of more than 70 countries gather in Tokyo on July 8 to decide how much aid to commit to Afghanistan after 2014, when the bulk of foreign forces will have withdrawn from the country. Decisions taken in Tokyo this Sunday will affect Afghans' lives for more than a decade to come.

30 Sep 2005 description

IN THIS ISSUE:

Parliamentary and provincial council elections pass off relatively peacefully but turnout is much lower than in presidential elections

A number of candidates are killed or injured, both before and after the elections.

President Karzai raises questions about the continuing need for US involvement in counter-insurgency operations in Afghanistan.

With Turkmenistan's gas reserves less than expected, the prospects for a trans-Afghanistan pipeline appear less likely.

BAAG Afghanistan Monthly Review

Security

During the period leading up to the elections, a …

31 May 2005 description

IN THIS ISSUE:

- US and Afghanistan sign "strategic partnership" agreement

- Demonstrations across Afghanistan in response to Newsweek article

- Three killed in explosion in internet café

- Italian aid worker abducted

- Female TV presenter shot dead

- 11 Afghans killed in connection with alternative livelihoods programme operated by US contractor

- Senior religious leader assassinated in Kandahar

- New York Times publishes extract from leaked investigation into abuses in US detention centres in Afghanistan

- NGO community launches code of conduct

08 Jan 2003 description


Barbara J. Stapleton
January 2003
CONTENTS

Acknowledgements
Acronyms
Summary
Introduction
Background
The Joint Regional Team Plan - Initial Indications
Colonel Purdey's Briefing
Colonel Gudridge's Presentation
Further Information on JRTs
Questions and Answers
The Wider Political Context
NGOs Responses to JRTs
Donor's Perspectives
The Afghan Perspective
Conclusion
Concerns and Recommendations

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS