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

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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

Beyond Geneva: State-Civil Society Relations – Redefining the Terms of Engagement? Open Forum, September 5, 2018

The Geneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan, hosted by the United Nations and co-chaired by the United Nations and the Government of Afghanistan, is to take place on 28 November, 2018. The conference is organized for the international community and the Government of Afghanistan to demonstrate progress to date and renew commitments toward peace and prosperity in Afghanistan. Consistent wit. 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

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

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