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The AISS organizes the first round of “Herat and Politics” meetings

On May 4, 2017, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) initiated a series of regular meetings, under the theme of “Herat and Politics”. The first round of this meeting devoted to “review of socio-political isolation of Herat”.This one-day meeting covered two panel discussions: 1) “Socio-historical contexts” and 2) “Review of political reasons of Herat isolation”.Participants of the meeting were governmental officials, policy makers, academics, media and civil societ

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Kazakh Embassador Visits AISS

On April 26, 2017, Ambassador of Kazakhstan, H.E Ambassador Omirtai Bitimov visited Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and held a meeting with Director General of AISS. During the meeting, both sides exchanged views on ongoing political, security, economic and regional developments and the prospects of further strengthening Afghanistan and Kazakhstan bilateral relations.

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AISS organizes 2nd Round of National Dialogue on “Afghanistan Relations with the USA”

On April 20, 2017, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) organized the second round of National Dialogue series in Kabul. The second round of National Dialogue held under the theme of “Afghanistan Relations with the United States” aimed to bring together experts, officials, representatives from political parties, civil society and other stakeholders to discuss a number of key national issues concerning AFG-USA relations. Scores of high-ranking governmental officials, policy ma

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AISS Co-organized Herat Day

The regional office of the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) in western city of Herat organized the first celebration of “Herat Day” alongside with a number of other provincial partners. The idea of designating a day to celebrate the historic city of Herat was born and later developed by a group of Herat’ s civil society, academia, local authority and media representatives. During a city-hall consultation meeting, co-chaired by AISS regional representative Mr Yama Salik, Apr

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The AISS attends 10th IDSA South Asia Conference

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) participated at the 10th IDSA South Asia Conference, which was took place in Delhi India from March 28 to 29 2017. The conference aimed to address lack of physical connectivity within the region and explore the possible way forward to transform South Asia into one of the most economically integrated regions the in the world. During the conference, speakers from Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Maldives, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Seri Lanka, Myanmar deli

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