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08.03.2019 | Pressemitteilung
This week, provincial Departments of Women’s Affairs and the Afghan-German Cooperation conduct various activities in close cooperation on the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8th March. These include celebrations, theatre programmes and the distribution of leaflets that inform about women’s rights and raise awareness of the importance of legal documents such as the Tazkira. In total, more than 3,000 visitors are expected at the events in Balkh, Baghlan, Jawzjan, Sar-e Pul, Kunduz, Takhar and Badakhshan. Also, a legal helpline for women is now available that offers legal advice free of charge.
07.03.2019 | Pressemitteilung
Today, a series of five-day workshops for staff from Provincial Education Departments (PED), Teacher Training Colleges (TTC), and schools ended in Badakhshan. In total, 150 people, including almost 70 women, participated. The seminars took place in Kabul and the provinces Herat, Balkh, Samangan and Badakhshan. Participants learned about recent changes in the Afghan education system and how to implement them. These changes aim at improving teacher training and thus overall education quality in Afghanistan. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Basic and Secondary Education Programme (BEPA) facilitated the events.
06.03.2019 | Pressemitteilung
Forty young female painters from Mazar-e Sharif, including high school and university students, participated in a painting competition. The painters had a month to visualise consequences of war and peace artistically. Yesterday, an exhibition in Balkh’s provincial capital’s Family Counselling Centre (FCC) displayed the paintings. 55 people, mostly women, came to see them. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s programme Promotion of the Rule of Law (RoL) supported the event.
06.03.2019 | Pressemitteilung
Over the last 20 days, Balkh Province’s Teacher Education Directorate (TED) conducted a learner-centred methodology workshop in Mazar-e Sharif on subject-specific methodology for Mathematics and English. In total, 75 lecturers of Teacher Training Centres (TTCs) from the provinces of Balkh, Badakhshan, Herat, Samangan, Nangarhar, Kandahar and Bamyan participated. They will pass on their newly acquired knowledge and skills to future teachers, resulting in improved lessons for more than 15,600 student teachers, almost 10,000 women and 5,700 men. The Afghan-German Cooperation and the Swiss government supported the activity financially.
28.02.2019 | Pressemitteilung
Yesterday, the Afghan-German Cooperation’s Energy Sector Improvement Programme (ESIP) conducted a workshop at Serena Hotel in Kabul. The activity aimed at identifying and assessing the private sector’s needs for fulfilling its role in promoting Afghan energy production. In total, almost 80 male and female representatives of private and public institutions participated in the event, including high-ranking government officials, businesspeople and academics. The results were included in a one-year implementation plan for ESIP that aims at facilitating private involvement in the energy sector as well as promoting energy generation from renewable sources.
19.02.2019 | Pressemitteilung
Feyzabad, Badakhshan, 19th February 2019 – Yesterday, the Afghan-German Cooperation handed over a newly constructed conference hall to Badakhshan’s Provincial Governor Office (PGO). The building is located inside the PGO’s compound in Feyzabad and offers space for more than 250 people. The hall shall be used for official meetings and conferences as well as for public events such as celebrations of national holidays and governmental accountability sessions. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Stabilisation Programme Northern Afghanistan (SPNA) financed the construction works at a total cost of more than AFN 24.1 million.
12.02.2019 | Pressemitteilung
This week, a workshop to assess the Afghan energy sector’s market demands regarding young professionals took place at Kabul Polytechnic University (KPU). Almost 100 high-ranking officials and representatives of universities, the private sector and other stakeholders participated. Attendees discussed how to improve relevant university curricula to meet the Afghan energy market’s needs. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Afghanistan Energy Sector Improvement Programme (AESIP) supported the event.
12.02.2019 | Pressemitteilung
Last Saturday, the Amani Boys’ School, the Lycée Jamhuriat and the Aishe-e-Durani Girls’ School in Kabul ended their three-day admission process for new students to grade four. Around 100 children, boys and girls, participated in the modern computer-based assessment test. The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Programme Strengthening of German-supported Schools in Kabul supported the test’s development.
07.02.2019 | Pressemitteilung
New Delhi, India, 07th February 2019 – Today, 12 key members of the Afghan Anti-Corruption Justice Centre (ACJC) participated in a specialised training on anti-money laundering and combatting terrorism financing in New Delhi, India. Since 2018, the Afghan-German Cooperation’s Open Policy Advisory Fund (OPAF) financed and facilitated three consecutive training to strengthen ACJC’s capacities for a total of 28 key staff members. They are now able to carry out their important work professionally and more effectively.
07.02.2019 | Pressemitteilung
Kabul, 07th February 2019 – Yesterday, the Afghan Ministry of Economy (MoEc) and the Afghan-German Cooperation’s programme Monitoring, Evaluation and Communication (MEC) signed a Technical Cooperation Agreement for 2019. Since 2015, joint efforts aim at strengthening the MoEc’s capacities for monitoring and evaluating Afghan national development projects. This shall ensure that they are efficient, effective, relevant, sustainable, and have a real impact to the benefit of Afghan citizens. The budget for cooperation amounts to a total of more than AFN 8.6 million.