The FES office in Kabul was established in 2002. Our aim is to strengthen democratic institutions and civil society. The Foundation's work in Afghanistan focuses in particular on the exchange of ideas and discussion on the following topics: youth and politics, political participation of women and gender mainstreaming, conflict transformation and reconciliation, media and freedom of speech, strengthening civil society, parliamentary and provincial council and political party cooperation.
The Foundation's activities are conducted mostly in collaboration with local non-governmental organizations and relevant state agencies through various events such seminars, workshops, round-table discussions, trainings and publications. You can browse through our publications and digital library from our website. FES Afghanistan also supports international dialogue by supporting the exchange of delegations, experts, academics and senior journalists in the region and around the globe.
YLFees visited the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan for discussions on the Afghan Peace Process and the UN's role in peacekeeping. more Information
Members of the FES YLF exchanged views with the First Lady on the Afghan Peace Process. more Information
Worsening security conditions and societal polarization pose a risk to modest gains for gender justice. We explored three critical aspects. more Information