Tue, Mar 16 2021 5:49 PM
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The Negotiation Team Members Consultative Meeting with Ulema and Women of Herat Province

Fatima Gailani and Ghulam Farooq Majrooh, members of the Negotiation Team of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, met with some Ulema (religious scholars) and women of Herat province thorough an online meeting.
During the meeting, the participants shared their views, questions, and demands regarding the peace negotiation process with the negotiation team members.
The negotiation team members briefed the meeting on the current status of the peace negotiations process in Doha, saying that the negotiations between the two sides' contact groups are ongoing and that the partner countries' views in

Tue, Mar 16 2021 2:04 PM
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Head and Members of the Negotiation Team Met with U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation

Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, Head of the Negotiation Team of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and some members of the negotiation team met with Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation and his accompanying delegation.
In this meeting, they discussed security issues, achieving a ceasefire, political participation in the peace process and the Moscow Conference.
They emphasized that there should be a principled discussion on the above-mentioned issues, and that in addition to speeding up the peace process in Doha, the quality of the negotiations should be

Thu, Mar 11 2021 3:02 PM
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Fatima Gailani, Member of the Negotiation Team, Participates in a Panel Discussion on Women’s Role in Peacebuilding

Fatima Gailani, Member of the Negotiation Team of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, attended and addressed an online panel discussion on “Recognizing the Role of Women in Peacebuilding: from Global to Local Levels” organized by the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS).
Mentioning the presence of proud women in the history of Afghanistan in various fields, Ms. Gailani, called the role of women in resolving different crises in Afghanistan as outstanding.
She said Afghanistan is a multi-ethnic country, and women of different ethnicities have played a significant role in resolving

Thu, Mar 11 2021 3:02 PM
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No Effort Would be Spared for Women’s Greater Participation in the Peace Process

Fawzia Koofi, Member of the Negotiation Team of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, participated in a meeting titled “The Position of Afghan Women in the Peace Negotiations” held by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in the Netherlands.
Praising the active and conscious presence of women and their high political insight, Ms. Koofi said that the achievements of the last 20 years are not symbolic; rather, the people and especially the women of Afghanistan, believed in it.
She said that international experience has shown that peace processes are complex and time-consuming, adding

Thu, Mar 11 2021 12:00 PM
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Habiba Sarabi, Member of the Negotiation Team, Participated in a Meeting on “Women’s Role in the Peace Process”

Habiba Sarabi, Member of the Negotiation Team of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, attended a meeting titled “Women’s Role in the Peace Process” held on the occasion of International Women’s Day at Kabul University. In this meeting, she spoke about the importance of women’s role in the peace process.
Referring to the active role of all members of the negotiation team in supporting women’s rights in the negotiation process, Ms. Sarabi said that a unified and loud voice of women is vital for protecting their rights and freedoms.
Emphasizing women’s strong presence in government institutions,

Wed, Mar 10 2021 6:11 AM
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The Negotiation Team Members Meet with the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan

Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, Head of the Negotiation Team of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and some members of the negotiation team met with Deborah Lyons, the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan, in Doha.
At the beginning of the meeting, the head of the negotiation team spoke about the recent developments in the peace negotiation process, mentioning the United Nations' key role in moving this process forward.
Mr. Stanekzai said that there is a need to maintain and strengthen the national and international consensus on the peace process. He added that the UN's

Tue, Mar 09 2021 7:11 AM
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Habiba Sarabi, Member of the Negotiation Team, Attends a Meeting of "Hazara Council of Great Britain"

Habiba Sarabi, Member of the Negotiation Team of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, participated in an online meeting held on the occasion of March 8, International Women's Day, by the "Hazara Council of Great Britain" and attended by Sima Samar, former State Minister for Human Rights and International Relations. In this meeting, Ms. Sarabi spoke about the importance of the role and presence of women in the peace process and their political participation.
Ms. Sarabi said: "The International Women's Day is being celebrated while Afghanistan peace negotiations are underway, and I am happy to

Mon, Mar 08 2021 5:24 PM
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Members of the Negotiation Team Meet State Secretary to Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs

Fatima Gailani and Fawzia Koofi, members of the Negotiating Team of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, met online with Audun Halvorsen, State Secretary at Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and discussed Afghanistan's peace process and the importance of the role and presence of women in this process.
Ms. Gailani said that today's Afghanistan is different from what it was in the past by gaining experience from past problems and lessons learned. She added: "Our achievements in various fields are vitally important."
Emphasizing the effective use of current opportunities to achieve lasting

Sat, Mar 06 2021 6:34 PM
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Residents and Youth of Herat Province Shared their Views with the Negotiating Team

The residents and youth of Herat province shared their views and suggestions about the peace process with Ghulam Farooq Majrooh, and Gen. Ayoub Ansari, members of the Negotiation Team of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, during the “Peace Dialogue” meeting.
In this meeting, the participants discussed human rights, education, reintegration of fighters, governance, freedom of expression, women and children’s rights, transitional justice, addressing war victims, and democracy in nine working groups. They shared the conclusion of their views and suggestions with the negotiation team members, as

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