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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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

General Assembly Meeting of National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy

On September 12 2019, the National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy (NAC-PP) held its third General Assembly meeting. The main objective of the meeting was to review and finalize NAC-PP’s new constitutions and elect NAC-PP’s chair and deputy chair. The event was organized by Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO), Secretariat for NAC-PP. The event was sequenced as follows: <. Read more

Partial Tax Amnesty Program has been extended to December 21, 2019

Last chance to use CFAC and clear your back taxes and penalties! The Government of Afghanistan’s Tax Amnesty program has been extended to December 21, 2019. Citizens Forum Against Corruption (CFAC) has been providing free technical and legal advice to NGOs and private sector entities that wish to take advantage of the Tax Amnesty Program of the Ministry of Finance and obtain . 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

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

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