AISS holds the second Afghanistan-Pakistan Bilateral Dialogue
The second round of the Pakistan-Afghanistan Bilateral Dialogue was held in Herat on October 4, 2015, with the theme “Afghanistan-Pakistan Dialogue: Mapping Challenges and Opportunities”.
Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized the dialogue in collaboration with the Regional Peace Institute (RPI) of Pakistan.
The director general of the AISS, Dr. Davood Moradian, inaugurated the dialogue with the openingRead more
”Herat Security Dialogue IV” International Conference
The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) hosted the 4th Herat Security Dialogue (HSD-IV) in Herat, Afghanistan.
The two-day conference, held on October 2, 2015, was attended by scores of high-ranking government officials, legislators, academicians, businessmen, and representatives of different international organizations, media outlets and civil society.
The HSD series aims to challenge the conventional approachesRead more
AISS releases “Trends in radicalization across unregistered madrassas in Afghanistan” research report
AISS released the second of a series of papers dedicated to examining the trends in radicalization across the various sectors throughout Afghanistan. This paper is a comprehensive examination of the trends in radicalization across unregistered madrassas in Afghanistan.
The paper concludes three primary findings relating to religious tolerance and interpretation, as well as external linkages between transnational sources and madrassas. Read more
AISS Signs MoU with Kazakhstan’s Institute for Strategic Studies
The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies Under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The agreement provides a framework for the two institutes’ bilateral cooperation in the areas of joint research, publications, conferences and Scholars’ Exchange. The agreement was signed by the director of AISS, Dr. Moradian and Dr. ErlRead more
AISS releases “Corruption mapping in Afghanistan” survey outcomes in Herat & Mazar-e-Sharif
The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized launching ceremony to release, its recent published report, “Corruption mapping in Afghanistan” survey outcomes in the Western and northern city of Herat and Mazar-e-Sharif. The press conferences took place on Monday 24th in Herat and on Wednesday 26th August 2015, in Mazar-e-Sharif, which brought together local authorities, provincial council members, civil society organizations,Read more