ENNA is a network of individual NGOs and networks based in Europe who are actively involved in non-profit humanitarian and/or development assistance to Afghanistan.
Brussels, 8 March 2015 - International Women's Day - European High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, has marked the International Women's Day 2015 with a special program to support Afghan women leaders.
Kabul, 3 March 2015 -- Women’s groups are urging the government to deliver on promises to share power. Afghan women and girls are not safe in their own homes, new research has reiterated. New figures from the Ministry of Women’s Affairs show reporting on the violence against women has improved. Muzhgan Mustafawi, the acting minister, says 4,405 incidents of violence against women were recorded in 2012, including 188 cases of sexual abuse. The overall figure rose by more than 1,000 to 5,604 cases the following year, although the number of cases of sexual violence decreased to 174. “This year (the Afghan year ends on Mar 31) there are more than 4,000 cases of violence and sexual abuse cases adds up to a total of 110. But the final tally will be announced only in April,” she says.
Kabul, 28 February 2015 (Xinhua) -- Afghan government and scores of aid agencies have stepped up efforts to increase the emergency response to victims of deadly avalanches in eastern Panjshir province."The latest data showed that 250 people died as a result of recent heavy avalanches and snowfall-related incidents across Afghanistan over the past five days," Deputy to the Natural Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Mohammad Aslam Sahyas told local media.Parts of mountainous Afghanistan have seen heavy snowfall over the past week, causing massive avalanches with snow affecting some main roads and mountain passes in 16 out of the country's 34 provinces.
London, 4 December 2014 - The official communique of the London Conference on Afghanistan (4th December 2014). All country delegations, along with input from civil society, including ENNA and its members, contributed to and agreed the statements. These included recognition of the progress made in Afghanistan since the Tokyo 2012 conference, the continuing development, governance and security challenges to be addressed, the Afghan government's Reform Agenda and the need for partnerships, including with Afghan and international civil society.