Prospects for Afghanistan: A view from Civil Society

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Nador u. 15
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 11:00am
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Friday, April 20, 2012 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

The Center for Policy Studies of Central European University  would like to extend invitation to  interested parties to a roundtable discussion on

Prospects for Afghanistan: A view from Civil Society”.


The roundtable discussions will draw on the experience of prominent  Afghan Civil Society Leaders in terms of recent  Juridical and Public Health Care reforms. The  presentations will focus on (i) Legal Empowerment and Advocacy-  and (ii) challenges in development of Public Health Sector in Afghanistan.


The roundtable will be held on

April 20th, 2012, 11:00 am-12:30 pm,

 At Nador Utca 15, Room 001




Ms. Freshta Kharimi, Director of the Da Qanoon Ghushtonky, an Afghan NGO providing free legal aid for women  

Mr. Sadiq Mohibi, advisor to the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and the Disabled 

Mr. Mirwais Rahimzai, MD, MBA, Country Director, Center for Human Services/University Research Co. LLC  

Ms. Razia Arooj, National program officer in the education unit of UNESCO’s Afghanistan office



Mr. Zaza Namoradze,  Director of Budapest Office, Open Society Justice Initiative, Open Society Foundation – presenting international and global  perspective of Legal Aid Reforms in Afghanistan.

Mr. Thomas Lynch,  Research Fellow, Center for Policy studies and Public Health Research Group at Central European University - presenting Canadian outlook on Afghan National Health Care System reforms.