German- Afghan Research Forum “GARF” and Monograph Writing Programs in Balkh and Laghman Universities
Research Methodology Training Program in social sciences had been held for 40 students of Balkh University and Monograph Writing and Seminar Presentation Program was hold for 42 students of Social Sciences Faculties of Laghman University in central library’s hall of the said Universities on September- October 2017. The programs which were conducted through National Centre for Policy Research, taught the students how to conduct an academic research, present an academic seminar, and write their monographs

German- Afghan Research Forum Program in Parwan University
Research methodology training in social sciences was held for 36 male and female students of Parwan University. It was a six day intensive program from 20th to 26th of August 2017. The basics and key points of research methodology, such as philosophy and purpose of research, methods of data collection, and report writing were presented. The program was completed by certificate distribution ceremony in presence of Parwan University authorities on 26th August 2017.

Monograph Writing and Seminar Presentation Program at Kabul University
NCPR held the second round of monograph writing and seminar presentation programs for more than 35 students of Kabul University’s Economic Faculty. The program was held in the afternoons at Social Sciences Faculty from 13th- 24th May 2017. The program aim to training the students in how to write their final papers scientifically and how to present them.

Workshop on Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and Restorative Circles
The Department of Peace and Conflict Studies (PCSD) of NCPR is holding a series of workshops on Nonviolent Communication for university students. These workshops aim at training students in skills that enable them to develop positive and peaceful behaviors and attitudes. The first round of workshops began on May 6 where 14 people are trained, and the next rounds will continue throughout the year after a break for the month of Ramadan. Totally 120 students will benefit from these workshops this year.