Claire Anderson

 

Better Legal Education Key to Strengthening Rule of Law in Afghanistan

February 22, 2017

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The latest “Rule of Law Index” released by World Justice Project ranks Afghanistan 111th among 113 countries—ahead of only Cambodia and Venezuela. Afghanistan’s low position in the annual report, which ranks countries on eight factors, including constraints on government powers, absence of corruption, fundamental rights, and order and security, is… Read more

Mohammad Naser Joya, an accountant for the MoFA, at an English-language class at the Institute of Diplomacy. 

To Advance Afghanistan’s Regional Role, Diplomats Need Language of International Relations

February 8, 2017

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In December, delegates from nearly 40 countries attended the sixth annual Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference in Amritsar, India, to discuss peace, cooperation, and economic development in Afghanistan. Five such events have taken place since the first conference was held in Istanbul in 2011, and serve as a platform for regional cooperation by… Read more

downtown kabul 

Overcoming Stigma Against Disabilities in Afghanistan

November 2, 2016

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The dusty, narrow streets of Kabul are congested most days, packed with vehicles and bicyclists angling for space. Panhandlers take advantage of the frequent standstills—constantly moving from car to car, tapping on windows and asking for change. These panhandlers are homeless for a variety of complex reasons and include men, women, and children of… Read more