Confronting Child Labour in Afghanistan

This one-day workshop brought together representatives of government, donors and NGOs working on issues related to child labour to discuss the findings of AREU’s child labour research programme.

The Shiite Personal Status Law: ACBAR Presentation

On October 14 2009, the Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief (ACBAR) and the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) presented the first in a lecture/discussion series based on recent and ongoing AREU research findings. The basic format of these Read More

Child Labour in Afghanistan: ACBAR Presentation

The Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief (ACBAR) and the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) presented the second in a lecture/discussion series based on recent and ongoing AREU research findings. This event focused on AREU’s child labour study. Presenting Read More

Winning Hearts and Minds? The Effectiveness of Aid as a ‘Weapons System’ in Afghanistan

Former AREU director Andrew Wilder presented results from the study of the same name. It was held at ANSO and attended by 90 people.

Afghanistan Livelihoods Trajectories: Policy and Programmatic Implications of Findings

Participants in this half-day workshop discussed the significance of findings from the “Afghanistan Livelihoods Trajectories” study in light of the policy and programmatic concerns noted by attendees.

Winning Hearts and Minds? The Effectiveness of Aid as a ‘Weapons System’ in Afghanistan

Former AREU director Andrew Wilder presented results from the study of the same name. It was held at ANSO and attended by 90 people.

Release of AREU’s Statement on the Importance of Elections, in Response to the London Conference

Anna Larson presented this statement on the importance of elections and political institutions, which was prepared in response to the London Conference. This received strong coverage from the national media (including TV, radio, and newspapers).

A Closer Look: The Policy and Law-Making Process Behind the Shiite Personal Status Law

This presentation by Lauryn Oates, based on the paper of the same name, was also recorded and became the first AREU podcast, now available for download.

Democratisation and Elections 2010

This informal seminar given by Anna Larson was held at the Norwegian Embassy, and included discussion with people from a number of institutions based on recent AREU research around voting patterns and perceptions of democracy.

Education Policy Process Seminar and Roundtable

AREU researcher Sayed Mohammad Shah presented preliminary findings from his research on capacity-building and policy-making in the Ministry of Education to key stakeholders. Their feedback and ideas were helpful in refining the final research report.