Armed clashes force school closures in Ghazni

Press release Fighting between the government and the Taliban has increased in recent months in Ghazni province. The deteriorating security situation has forced many schools to close. The Swedish Committee’s education programme has also been affected.

SCA inaugurates a water supply project worth 82 million Afghanis in Takhar province

Press release The pipe scheme project for 14 villages in Pasaband, Rustaq district inaugurated today by the Governor of Takhar Province and Dr. Ahmad Khalid Fahim, Programme Director/ Deputy Country Director of the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan.

Statement on the employment of Shkula Zadran

Press release As a consequence of a tweet she published on March 20, SCA has held a dialogue with employee Shkula Zadran to underline the importance of respecting SCA core values at all times. Click here to read our previous statement on Shkula Zadran’s tweet: https://swedishcommittee.org/blog/statement-suspension-shkula-zadran Shkula Zadran is saddened by the various interpretations and strong reactions […]

Statement on the suspension of Shkula Zadran

Press release On Saturday March 20, Shkula Zadran, senior advocacy officer at the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) in Kabul, sent out the following tweet in Dari: “Alipour and his men should be killed immediately. They are terrorists, rebels and insurgents, who are funded by foreign intelligence.”  

Women are the real heroes of Afghanistan

Press release The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan celebrated International Women's Day today on March 10, 2021. around 200 staff from the Kabul and regional offices of SCA participated in the event. The programme was held in an open space at the Kabul management office maintaining covid 19 preventive measures.

More than 50,000 people with disabilities benefits from SCA’s services each year

Press release SCA joins the celebration of the International day of persons with disabilities and takes this opportunity to appeal everyone to continue increasing their attention to the rights of people with disabilities as per the convention on rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD).

SCA inaugurates pipe scheme and road construction projects in Shigal district of Kunar province

Press release SCA’s Country Director Mr. Daniel Madhani, Programme Director/Deputy Country Director Dr. Khalid Fahim, and Head of JRMO, Mr. Abdul Ahad Samoon participated in the inauguration and handover ceremony of 16 pipe scheme networks, which was implemented by SCA in different parts of Shigal district during 2020.

Courtesy Meeting with his Excellency President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

Press release Daniel Madhani, SCA’s Country Director met today with his Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan at the Presidential Palace.

SCA celebrates International White Cane Safety Day

Press release International White Cane Safety Day is also celebrated in Afghanistan by organizations working for the rights of visually impaired people. Visually impaired people, including girls, boys, men and women in Afghanistan still face many challenges in ensuring their rights in different areas of life, the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan commemorates this day by paying attention to solving the problems and securing their fundamental rights.

Contact for Afghan Media:
Zemarai Saqeb, Head of Communication
zemarai.saqeb@sca.org.af
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Cajsa Wikström, Press Secretary
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cajsa.wikstrom@sak.se