High-Level Forum on providing protection to Afghans at risk

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Tomorrow, High-Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson are convening a High-Level Forum focusing on providing protection to Afghans. The forum is a follow-up to discussions in G7 and in the extraordinary Justice and Home Affairs Council on Afghanistan. The aim […]

EU Humanitarian Air Bridge delivers life-saving medical aid to Afghanistan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, an EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flight has delivered over 25 metric tonnes of life-saving medical cargo to Kabul to address the dire humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. Due to the ongoing conflict and the recent drought, up to half of Afghanistan’s population is dependent […]

What the world can do to solve the Afghan refugee crisis

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Khalid Koser, Executive Director, Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) & Keire Murphy, Junior Associate, Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) Since 14 August 2021, about 120,000 people have been evacuated from Afghanistan. It is estimated […]

‘They’re not able to govern without 50% of the population.’ Former mayor speaks out for women in Afghanistan

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joe Myers, Writer, Formative Content Zarifa Ghafari, one of Afghanistan’s first female mayors, has spoken out on behalf of the country’s women. She’s called for dialogue and offered her services to negotiate for Afghan women. Ghafari fled to […]

Afghanistan: lead MEPs demand safe departure of EU nationals and Afghan partners and urgent tackling of humanitarian crisis

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. After the dramatic developments of the last days and hours, leading MEPs issued the following statement on Monday. “We deeply deplore the recent political, military and moral calamity in Afghanistan and express our deep concerns about the situation. The hasty withdrawal of US and […]