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.
With the peace process gaining traction, it certainly takes decisive action to use the full potential of women leadership in Afghanistan!
Unemployment in Afghanistan could increase by 60 percent in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. If peace should no longer be a pipe-dream,…
In the third and final women empowerment workshop of FES Afghanistan & Philia, YLFees explored community leadership and alliances for equality!