What is FAROE?

FAROE stands for "Federation of Afghan Refugee Organizations in Europe". FAROE is the coordinating body of 53 social-cultural organizations of Afghan Diaspora in Europe. In addition to the organizations, tens of prominent Afghan intellectuals support the work of FAROE as individuals. FAROE is the biggest and the most important coordinating body Afghans have ever had in Europe. The organization was founded in 1999, when Afghanistan suffered under theocratic dictator of the Taliban. The objectives of FAROE are limited to advocacy of the common interests of Afghan community in Europe, helping the community to preserve the Afghan cultural values and trying to keep them aware of the developments in Afghanistan and stimulating them to be constructively involved with the issues such as human rights, good governance, democratization and peace-building in Afghanistan.

Invitation to: FAROE Annual Conference 2017

Causes of Extremism and Fundamentalism Expansion in Afghanistan Netherlands - November 4, 2017

You are cordially invited to join us for the 18th international conference on Factors leading to the increasing growth of radicalization and fundamentalism in Afghanistan. The Federation of Afghan Refugee Organizations in Europe (FARO) has been organizing international conferences annually in the European countries since 1999.

This year, FARO is hosting in the conference in Holland on November 4th ,2017.The conference takes place in a situation where Afghanistan and the region is faced with a volatile situation of extremism and fundamentalism. Currently a large number of extremist groups have been trenched in Afghanistan, and each has turned Afghanistan into a battlefield for the benefit of their supporters.

This conference will present research papers on extremism and fundamentalism. Your participation and providing input to the study of extremism and fundamentalism will bring the conference to productive results.