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This section includes key reports and briefing papers on Afghanistan from NGOs, think tanks, and governmental bodies. They are divided into the broad categories indicated on the left.

Multi-issue reports - eg Health & Education, or Children's Issues, are listed under the "Development" section.

Our aim is to provide a solid core of interesting and accurate information on Afghanistan of interest to the British and Afghan public, as well as decision makers, academics, and the international aid community.

Please feel free to email us if you feel we have omitted a major report!

Latest resources

  • Civil Society Joint Working Group (CSJWG) - Position Paper

    Published on November 28th at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan the CSJWG outlines the position of civil society organisations in Afghanistan. 

    PDF icon Position Paper on CSJWG GCA.pdf
  • Farkunda Trust - Statement and AGM Report 2018

    The Farkunda Trust seeks to support young women to excel academically and professionally so they may become financially independant and inspire young women to pursue higher education. Systematic discrimination restricts women’s access to education: the Farkhunda Trust aims to create safe spaces for Afghan women to pursue their education. The selection criteria for the scholarships will specifically target academically talented girls who have struggled with violence or have financial difficulties. To find out more about the Farkunda Trust there are two key documents published in December 2018. The Farkunda Trust Annual General Meeting and Statement on Female Higher Education can be found attached. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact BAAG at or The Farkunda Trust on 

    PDF icon AGM Final Edited Report 6-11-18.pdf, PDF icon FT Statement on Female Higher Education.pdf
  • Civil Society Position Paper - Geneva Conference on Afghanistan 2018

    On the 28th November the 13th high-level international conference on Afghanistan took place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Afghan Civil Society was proudly represented by a delegation of 10 civil society activist who advocated on issues ranging from gender rights, peace and security, and electoral reform.  With the support of civil society organisations across all 34 provinces of Afghanistan and members of civil society committees the delegation compiled a collaborative Civil Society Position Paper. Published on the 28th November prior to the official Civil Society address in the UN Council Chamber the Position Paper identifies several key areas for the Kabul government and its international partners to focus on.  To download a copy of the 2018 Civil Society Position Paper please click here. 

    PDF icon Geneva Conference Civil Society Position Paper 2018.pdf

Range of reports from Government and NGO sources on Afghanistan.