National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy
Ensuring Citizens' Voice in Governance
National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy
Ensuring Citizens' Voice in Governance
National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy
Ensuring Citizens' Voice in Governance

NAP 1325

Open Forum: Multi-stakeholder Approach to Combating Corruption in Afghanistan

  On October 9, 2019, National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy (NAC-PP) held an Open Forum in Mazar-e Sharif to discuss the findings from three studies by Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) on corruption in Afghanistan. The event was attended by 110 individuals and representatives from civil society organizations, private sector, academia, and local state authori. Read more

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

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

Coordination Meeting of National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy and Provincial Advocacy Committees (PACs)

Introduction A coordination meeting of National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy (NAC-PP) and Provincial Advocacy Committees (PACs) was held on June 25, 2018, at APPRO main office, Kabul. The objective of the meeting was to report progress on advocacy efforts at the national and provincial level as well as coordinating and prioritizing future advocacy issues to be carried. Read more

December 6, 2017: Coordination Meeting of the NAP 1325 Subcommittee and Provincial Advocacy Committees (PACs)-

Introduction A coordination meeting of NAP 1325 Sub-committee of National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy (NAC-PP) and the Provincial Advocacy Committees (PACs) was held on December 6, 2017 at the Malika Palace of Baghe Babur, Kabul, to discuss future advocacy activities of NAP 1325 Subcommittee, identify advocacy priorities based on experiences of the Provincial Advoca. Read more

November 9, 2017 : NAP 1325 Sub-Committee – Round-Table Discussion

On November 09, 2017, the National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy (NAC-PP) held its first NAP 1325 Sub-Committee meeting to discuss objectives and strategy for this specific sub-committee, and identify possible collaboration and coordination between different civil society organizations which work on women, peace and security in Afghanistan. The event was organized by Afghanistan Public Pol. Read more

NAP 1325 Monitor is Launched

One January 1, 2017, Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) launched its NAP 1325 monitor Project, funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) for a period of 4 years. Rationale The Government of Afghanistan is signatory to numerous treaties on women’s rights. There is general admission and recognition, however,. Read more

Summary of Afghanistan’s National Action Plan for the implementation of UNSCR 1325 (NAP 1325) on Women, Peace and Security (2015-2022)

To implement UNSCR 1325, the Government of Afghanistan has developed this National Action Plan to achieve the following:
  • Participation of women in the decision making and executive levels of the Civil Service, Security and Peace and Reintegration;
  • Women’s active participation in national and provincial elections;
  • Women’s access to effective, active and account. Read more