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Afghanistan – a safe third country?

Afghanistan - a safe third country?
Ana-Maria Cioraru

Ana-Maria Cioraru

Policy Researcher at Politheor: European Policy Network
Ana Maria recently obtained her M.Sc in International Relations and Development Studies from The University of Aalborg, Denmark with a focus on Global Refugee Studies. Her final thesis looked at issues of Development and Internal Displacement in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She previously took part in research projects among asylum seekers and refugees in Turkey, Greece and Malta. Currently she is volunteering within a Danish NGO working with homeless job-seeking migrants in Copenhagen. Her main research interests revolve around human rights in connection to forced migration and integration.
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Against the backdrop of the 2015 and 2016 so-called ‘refugee crisis’ we have seen the EU and several European countries adopt increasingly restrictive measures to stem the migration flows: from building fences at the border of Hungary and Serbia, to tightening of requirements for residency in Denmark, to the scrapping of passport-free travel in Denmark, […]

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Afghan migration is a problem – but not only for Europe

Afghan migration is a problem – but not only for Europe
Ahmad Shariq

Ahmad Shariq

Policy Researcher at Politheor: European Policy Network
Ahmad Shariq holds a Bachelor in Business Management from Bangalore University, India and is currently in his second year of the Public Policy Masters program at ADA University, Azerbaijan. He is interested in environmental policies, green solutions to different environmental issues and sustainable development of natural resources.
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Author: Ahmad Shariq In 2015 between 250,000 and 300,000 Afghans have left their country. Out of the million refugees who have reached Europe last year, Afghans were the second largest community, only after Syrians. With a deteriorating economic and security situation, migration has become ‘epidemic’ among Afghans. Aggravated by the NATO presence, the constant threat […]

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Why the Paris Climate Agreement matters in Afghanistan

Why the Paris Climate Agreement matters in Afghanistan
Ahmad Shariq

Ahmad Shariq

Policy Researcher at Politheor: European Policy Network
Ahmad Shariq holds a Bachelor in Business Management from Bangalore University, India and is currently in his second year of the Public Policy Masters program at ADA University, Azerbaijan. He is interested in environmental policies, green solutions to different environmental issues and sustainable development of natural resources.
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Author: Ahmad Shariq The celebrated Paris Climate Agreement presents an opportunity for Afghanistan, whose economy depends on agriculture – revenues from the agriculture sector constitute 20% of the country’s GDP – and whose relative political stability is threatened by radicalization. Firstly, according to the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) of Afghanistan 85% of population in […]

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Women in Afghanistan: a story of hope and despair

Women in Afghanistan: a story of hope and despair
Ahmad Shariq

Ahmad Shariq

Policy Researcher at Politheor: European Policy Network
Ahmad Shariq holds a Bachelor in Business Management from Bangalore University, India and is currently in his second year of the Public Policy Masters program at ADA University, Azerbaijan. He is interested in environmental policies, green solutions to different environmental issues and sustainable development of natural resources.
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Author: Ahmad Shariq After fourteen years of struggle for democracy and women’s rights in war-torn Afghanistan, with support of international community, Afghan women are still subject to physical, sexual and mental abuses. In March 2015, 27 year old Farkhunda Malikzada was brutally beaten and killed in the capital Kabul by a mob who accused her […]

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