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Friday August 02, 2019
Kabul (BNA) UN Women will also organize summer schools on entrepreneurship and networking contributing to the women’s post-study employment, reported the EU in Kazakhstan press service.
“I believe the Afghan people need to feel and see that the international community unites and supports the reconciliation process in the country. That’s why the EU has decided to work very closely with the Central Asian countries to support projects that can help connect the neighbouring countries and countries of the region, in particular the connectivity projects and projects aimed at education and employment, in particular Afghan women,” said EU High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini.
UNDP Regional Director in Europe and Central Asia Mirjana Spoljaric Egger noted technical cooperation and knowledge exchange among countries can play a huge role in boosting development.
“This collaboration will create new opportunities for cross-regional collaboration and growth,” she said.
According to the 2018 UNDP Human Development Report, 11% of all adult Afghan women have reached at least a secondary level of education and only 19.5% are employed, compared to 37% and 87% for men, respectively. In 2016-2017, more than half of the Afghan population was living below the poverty line.
“We cannot build the future we want and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) without the full participation of women. Investing in women and girls is one of the best investments a country can make in its future,” said Yakup Beris, UNDP Resident Representative in Kazakhstan.
Applications for bachelor’s, master’s and technical programmes in agriculture, applied statistics and mining are available July 22-Aug. 9. The grant covers the cost of tuition, housing, travel and a monthly stipend. Scholarship holders will take a one-year English language course from October 2019-May 2020.
The main selection criteria are knowledge of English (not lower than elementary level) and successfully completing interviews with members of the commission.

Thursday, August 01, 2019
Takhar (BNA) The construction work of a high school building kick off in Takhar province yesterday.
Mohammad Fareed Zaki an official of Takhar told BNA, the school will be constructed in an area of one acre of land from development budget of education ministry at the cost of 18 million Afghanis.
The school will have 2 administrative rooms and other educational facilities.
The school will be able to accommodate many students at a time.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Kabul (BNA) An elementary school is being built by national citizenship program of rural rehabilitation and development ministry at the cost of more than 4 million Afghanis in Balkh province.
According to national citizenship program of rural rehabilitation and development ministry to BNA, the school will be constructed from budget of national citizenship program of rural rehabilitation and development ministry at the cost of 4,700,000 Afghanis in Dehdadi district, Balkh province.
The school will have 8 classrooms, administrative rooms, and other educational facilities.
Upon completion of the work, better education will provide for 1200 students in Dehdadi District.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday July 16, 2019
MAZAR-E-SHARIF CITY (BNA) With a cost of more than 58 million Afghans, 12 school buildings will be constructed in northern Balkh province.
Based on information of public relation of national covenant program, ministry of rural rehabilitation and development reported BNA, the school buildings to be built by national covenant program in center and districts of Balkh province.
Each of the buildings will have 12 classrooms, administrative room and other necessary educational equipment.
By implementation of the school buildings safe educational environment will provided to numerous students (girls and boys) in Balkh province.

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