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Conference on the Impact of US Presidential Election on Afghanistan
The Konrad Adenauer Foundation Office in Kabul, in cooperation with the National Centre for Policy Research, held a one day conference on “the Impact of US Presidential Election on Afghanistan” on May 17th. University lecturers and students, members of Afghanistan Academy of Sciences and civil society attended the conference which was held in Kabul Star Hotel. The possible scenarios and impacts of the US new policy towards of Afghanistan was discussed in the conference, and the main speaker of the conference defined Afghanistan conflict as a regional and international conflict dismissing the views which that consider it as Afghans internal conflict.


Publication and Launching of Causes of Violence Increment against Women in Afghanistan
The findings of research project of Social Sciences Department of this centre, ‘Causes of Violence Increment against Women in Afghanistan’ was published. The report was launched in a ceremony on the occasion of 8th of March “International Woman day” which was hold through NCPR, Kabul University and other partners in Kabul University’s auditorium.  The findings of this research reveals that, harmful traditional practices in society, unhealthy upbringing of children, underage and forced marriages, illiteracy, overpopulated families, impacts of mass broadcasts media are the most important factors for the increment of violence against women in Afghanistan.


Workshops for Selecting NCPR Research Topics in 2017

Departments of Economics and Social Sciences of this centre hold workshops in order to choose the research topics for 2017 on 27th and 28th of February 2017. In these workshops 48 economists and sociologists from governmental and non- governmental organizations, Kabul University lecturers and members of academy of sciences participated. The following topics will be researched by the mentioned two departments of this centre in 2017. 
1. Consumer Rights and its Observance in Afghanistan: Economic Department.
2. The circumstance of cultural heritage preservation in the country: Social Sciences Department.


Workshops for Selecting NCPR Research Topics in 2017
Departments of Peace and Conflict Studies and Law and Political Sciences of this centre hold workshops in order to choose the research topics for 2017 on 8th and 10th of January 2017. In these workshops 40 experts of law and sociology from governmental and non- governmental organizations, Kabul University lecturers and academy of sciences members participated. The following topics will be researched by the mentioned two departments of this centre in 2017.
1. The Components of Upbringing Peace Education System and Its Circumstance in Afghanistan  (peace and Conflict Studies Department)
2. Mining Law and Its Observance in Afghanistan (Law and Political Sciences Department)


Publication and Launch of Abdul Ghaffar Khan’s Autobiography
The Department of Peace and Conflict Studies of this center has translated and published the Autobiography of Abdul Ghaffar Khan, ‘My Life and Struggle’  in Dari and Pashto Languages. For launching the autobiography in Pashto and Dari, an event was held in NCPR on December 18 where university’s Chancellor, lecturers and students, government officials, journalists and international guests attended. Associate Prof. Baryalai Hakimi, the head of Law and Political Sciences Department of this center has translated this important work in to both Dari and Pashto. German Civil Peace Service (zfd) of GIZ has paid for the translation work as well the printing cost of this work.