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Afghanistan-uka 2016 går av stabelen mellom 20. og 25. september. Uka er et samarbeid mellom Afghanistankomiteen, Chr. Michelsens institutt (CMI) og Institutt for fredsforskning (PRIO). I tillegg bidrar en lang rekke andre organisasjoner til et stort og variert program. Sentrale afghanske og internasjonale forskere og aktører kommer til Norge for å stå bak talerstolen og delta i debatter. Kultur og brobygging står også på programmet.
Målet med Afghanistan-uka er å plassere Afghanistan øverst på den norske dagsorden. Afghanistankomiteen er initiativtaker og koordinator for uka som blir gjennomført med støtte fra Fritt Ord og Norad.   

The Afghanistan Week 2016 is a cooperation between the Norwegian Afghanistan Committee, the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Our aim is to bring Afghanistan to the top of the Norwegian agenda, bringing Afghan and international experts to Norway to inform and debate.

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Farkhunda Naderi

Farkhunda Zahra Naderi is a former MP (2010 to Jun 2015).She represented Kabul Province in the Lower House of Afghan Parliament. During these five years Farkhunda Zahra Naderi worked in three different Commissions of Parliament including Commission on Women’s Affairs, Human rights and Civil Society. Naderi has lobbied and fought for women’s participation in the Supreme Court in Afghanistan. Through her persistent work cooperating with various groups in civil society and politics at the national as well as the international level, she succeeded in breaking the taboos. For the first time in the history of Afghanistan, a woman was introduced in the Supreme Court by President Ghani’s National Unity Government.

On March 26 2013, Naderi was elected to one of the Three Standing Committees; the Committee on Democracy and Human Rights in the Inter Parliamentarian Union. In March 2014, she became President of the mentioned committee. Naderi was nominated by UNDP for N-Peace Award in 2012 and won the award on behalf of Afghanistan. Miss Farkhunda Zahra Naderi has been selected as a Young Global Leader 2016 (YGL2016) by the World Economic Forum in March 2016.

Farkhunda Zahra Naderi is a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from the Westminster International University in Tashkent.