DROPS (@drops_afg )


Bio The Organization for Policy Research and Development Studies aims to strengthen democratic ideas through research, training and capacity building activities.
Location Afghanistan
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Account created 18-11-2014 06:29:29
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iPhone : “Whatever setbacks may lie ahead, we are in a better position now than at any time in the past 17 years to commence the process which would lead to talks for a negotiated end to the conflict.” – UN envoy Yamamoto on #peace in #Afghanistan. Full statement: bit.ly/2MGJod4.

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iPhone : UN’s top envoy in #Afghanistan tells Security Council that important decisions made now on elections & peace will affect fundamental fabric of society & future of Afghanistan. Full statement at bit.ly/2MGJod4.

iPhone : #Kabul- Thousands of fake ID cards and voter stickers displayed by political parties in Kabul as their calls increase for a biometric system to be used during upcoming elections.#Afghanistan

iPhone : AWCCI #Nangarhar visited Deputy Governor Ms. Habiba Kakar to make sure she is aware of women’s Chamber and is supportive of our activistites. #Afghanistan has several #femaleDeputyGovernors. Manizha Wafeq

iPhone : #Russian Foreign Minister spoke on the phone with President Ashraf Ghani today and it was decided that the Moscow talks would be called off. Future talks would be planned with Kabul’s participation, officials have confirmed #Afghanistan

iPhone : Statement of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on Taliban’s rejection of direct negotiation at the Moscow format meeting

The Islamic republic of Afghanistan appreciates the consistence efforts of our... facebook.com/27422106930254…

iPhone : #Kabul – National Security Advisor Hanif Atmar has resigned. His letter of resignation states he is stepping down because of his serious differences over the policies and approaches at the top level of government #Afghanistan

iPhone : The #Taliban have accepted an invitation to attend regional talks in #Moscow #Russia on reconciliation wsj.com/articles/talib…

iPhone : There are 2 wars in Afghanistan: the war of blood and guts, and the war of truth and lies. Both have been racking up casualties at a remarkable rate in the past week. nyti.ms/2PpzD5I

Twitter for iPad : Ashraf Ghani must be clear on following ques:How will the ceasefire be incorporated into broader PeaceProcess?Will there be role for third party in monitoring n verification of incidents?How will citizens be protected?How will this ceasefire benefit the Gov't position in neg? 2/3 twitter.com/ashrafghani/st…

Twitter for iPad : Ceasefire must address de-escalation measures,define what constitutes a ceasefire violation, design monitoring incident verification and dispute settlement mechanisms, some ceasefires also extend to non-military acts n outline concerns for protection of civilians. 3/3 ارگ twitter.com/ashrafghani/st…

Twitter for iPad : Parties commonly resist a ceasefire until progress is made on political front.Ceasefire allow parties to ascertain opponents willingness to negotiate.2nd ceasefire shows some progress,even if superficial 4 now,in Afg PeaceProcess- results will be seen in 4Sept Moscow meeting. 1/3 twitter.com/ashrafghani/st…

iPhone : The Afghan women national Consensus on Peace event is held today in Kabul. More than 1200 women from Across the country are attending.
The motto of the conference is “Peace is a need and fighting must end”.
Panelists are also answering questions about the role of women n peace.

iPhone : Footage just in from #Ghazni city shows plumes of black smoke rising in the air as buildings burn while Taliban fighters roam the streets of a clearly battle-weary city. #Afghanistan

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iPhone : #Kabul - two female protesters, wearing shrouds, sit in the middle of busy Darulaman Road, in Kabul city, protesting against the ongoing situation in #Ghazni

iPhone : One of many tragic faces of #flight and #migration in and around #Afghanistan. Our #FES documentary "Return to Afghanistan" also tells the stories of deportees and returnees from #Iran. Find out more at: returntoafghanistan.com #feskabul twitter.com/AJEnglish/stat…