Anti Corruption

Open Forum – Women, Youth, and Peace: Beyond Negotiations

In a May 30, 2019 joint statement, the two sides negotiating peace for Afghanistan in the latest round of discussions during May 28-29, stated that they had "productive and constructive talks focusing on a possible ceasefire, the strengthening of the Islamic system and women's rights.” The statement further read “Both sides have had tremendous progress, but some issues require further discussions. Read more

Report Corruption!

The Anti-Corruption Subcommittee of National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy (NAC-PP) collects and analyzes all reported cases of corruption to inform the public of corruption risks and alert government authorities to the seriousness of corruption cases. We view corruption as an abuse of entrusted power which hurts ordinary Afghans every day and in all dealings with authorities. Report Corr. Read more

The Tax Amnesty program now ends on June 21, 2019!

Use CFAC and clear your back taxes and penalties! The Government of Afghanistan’s Tax Amnesty program has been extended till June 21, 2019. Citizens’ Forum against Corruption (CFAC) has been providing free technical and legal advice to NGOs that wish to take advantage of the Tax Amnesty program of the Ministry of Finance and obtain clearances of the. Read more

Advocacy Conference with the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Women Affairs

On October 24, 2018, an advocacy conference was held in Kabul with the Ministry of Education (MoEd), the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA). The objective of the conference was to share with national level institution specific advocacy issues and problems related to health, education and the implementation of NAP 1325 identified by the National Advocacy Co. Read more

NAP 1325 Sub-Committee: Round-Table Discussion

Introduction On October 5, 2018, the National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy (NAC-PP) held its NAP 1325 Sub-Committee coordination meeting at Afghanistan Public Policy Organization(APPRO) main office. The objectives of the meeting were to share the evidence and studies on the status of financing the women’s support centers (safe houses) to arrange specific recommendation. Read more

Tax Amnesty for NGOs ends on October 28, 2018. Use CFAC and clear your back taxes and penalties!

The Government of Afghanistan’s Tax Amnesty program ends on October 28, 2018. Citizens’ Forum Against Corruption (CFAC) has been providing free technical and legal advice to NGOs that wish to take advantage of the Tax Amnesty program of the Ministry of Finance and obtain clearances of their back taxes and penalties from 2001 through to 2017. Read more

May 30, 2018 Training Workshop on Tax Amnesty Program of Ministry of Finance for NGOs and Private sector Entities

The training workshop On May 30, 2018 Citizens Forum Against Corruption (CFAC) platform held a training workshop to introduce the recently approved Tax Amnesty program. The initiative was taken by the Afghanistan Public policy Research Organization (APPRO) as the secretariat, of NAC-PP, 27 Participants from 22 Organizations attended the training workshop. Presentat. Read more

April 19, 2018 : Consultation Meeting on Tax Amnesty Program for NGOs and Private Sector Entities

On April 19, 2018, NAC-PP held a consulation meeting on tax amnesty for NGOs and private sector entities at APPRO’s main Office in Kabul. The meeting was organized as part of Citizen's Forum against Corruption (CFAC ) initiative to address corruption in tax payments. Presentations were made on the following interrelated issues:
  • An overview of National Advocacy committee for Public. Read more

Tax Amnesty Program: Technical and Legal Assistance for NGOs by Citizens’ Forum Against Corruption (CFAC)

  In a press conference on Sunday, January 28, 2018 the Ministry of Finance announced a tax amnesty program through which civil society organizations and private sector entities that have not cleared their taxes and have incurred penalties for the fiscal years of 1381 through 1396 (2002-2017), may pay the original tax along with 5% of the total penalties for these years. The entities that. Read more

Addressing Corruption in Tax Payments

On  May 13, 2017, the National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy (NAC-PP), released findings of a study on corruption in tax assessment, payment, and collection processes. Carried out by Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO), the research focuses on the interactions between taxpayers (NGOs and private sector) and tax collectors to provide an evidence base for multi-stakeholde. Read more