NCHS contributes to Afghanistan Week 2015

This week, NCHS director Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (PRIO), Arne Strand (CMI) and Torunn Wimpelmann (CMI) are contributing to the Afghanistan Week 2015 – a cooperation between the Norwegian Afghanistan Committee, CMI, PRIO and Norwegian NGOs.

At the seminar Women in Afghanistan: (The lack of) prosecution of violence against women in Afghanistan, held on 24 March, Sandvik and Wimpelmann addressed impunity for gender violence in Afghanistan.

On 26 March, Strand will discuss the diversity of civil society organizations in Afghanistan, and the opportunities and challenges for strengthening civil society’s competency and capacity, as part of the seminar Support to Afghan Civil Society: lessons learned and way forward.

Read Arne Strand’s CMI brief ‘Afghan civil society: Tradition facing the future‘. For more  information about Afghanistan Week 2015, click here.