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Progress Made On All Fronts and Moving Forward – EPD’s 2014 Annual Report

EPD is excited and proud to publish its Annual Report 2014, which serves to inform our donors, stakeholders, beneficiaries and the general public on the progress made in our work. In 2014, EPD grew in every sense, making the transition from a relatively new organization founded in 2010 to a...

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Holding the Government Accountable – Launching the Afghanistan Gender Equality Report Card

EPD's launch of the Afghanistan Gender Equality Report Card in Kabul on March 12th comes at a critical time as Afghanistan enters the Transformation Decade. As the government increases their on-budget financing, it is critical to revisit the thousands of commitments that have been made to women and gender equality....

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Building a Better Budget – Reporting on Afghanistan’s Budgeting-Service Delivery Nexus

While the government of Afghanistan is in transition, EPD launched a critical report on the 28th of January at the Park Star Hotel in Kabul on the budget-service delivery nexus, interrogating the linkages between the national budget process and service delivery. The report argues that an increase of...

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Training Representatives of Six Pilot Ministries on Gender-Responsive Budgeting in Kabul

In order to improve gender-sensitive policy-making in Afghanistan, EPD conducted a 4-day training in Kabul for 24 representatives of six pilot ministries (MoE, MoPH, MoHE, MAIL, MRRD and MoWA) between 29 December and 01 January. The training was organized with the aim of developing the understanding of GRB among...

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Independent Review of the Afghanistan 1394 Draft National Budget

Through the ACTA platform, EPD launched its Independent Review of the Afghanistan 1394 National Budget Draft in November 2014. Afghanistan stands at a critical juncture with a new cabinet recently installed, and the London Conference. The report, besides providing a snapshot of the 1394 draft national budget, also...

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