Bonn Conference

Afghan Civil Society Calls for a 'Just Peace' in Bonn

Lisa Schirch | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK
Lisa Schirch

Bonn, Germany - Bonn's Beethoven Hall usually hosts violin, cello and bass players. From 2-3 December the stage supported Afghan engineers, university...

The Bonn Conference and Why Women's Voices Must be Heard

Julie Tomlin | Posted 03.02.2012 | Home
Julie Tomlin

The Afghan Conference that begins today in Bonn could prove to be crucial for the future of women in Afghanistan.Yet there are very few women among the 900 delegates taking part in the talks that mark the anniversary of the 2001 Bonn Conference, when Hamid Karzai was appointed president of Afghanistan and expectations were high about women's futures.