FAROE Annual Conference 2016 The 2015 wave of Afghan Refugees and the Crisis in the European Asylum System

The Federation of Afghan Refugee Organizations in Europe (FAROE) is planning to hold its 2016 annual conference on September 17, 2016 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The focus of this year’s conference will be the 2015 wave of Afghan refugees and crisis in the European asylum system. FAROE cares about the refugee situation taking shape in Europe because 35% of the refugees coming to Sweden have been Afghans. As a federation of Afghan organizations, FAROE is concerned about the way Afghan refugees have been received and their asylum cases have been handled. As a European entity, FAROE is alarmed by the problems emanating from the current crisis in the European asylum system. Thus, The conference will discuss and analyze the issue of Afghan refugees and explore opportunities for a way out of current crisis in the European asylum system.

Last Updated (Sunday, 28 August 2016 20:56)

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European Conference “Afghanistan after 2014”

European Conference “Afghanistan after 2014”

Discussing the past, a glance to the future perspectives

14/12/2013

On 14 December 2013, representatives of more than a 130 cultural, social and political organizations from Afghanistan, Germany, Holland, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, the United States and Afghanistan gathered in an international conference about Afghanistan held in the DFD Hall in the city of The Hague. This conference discussed the developments since the fall of Taliban regime in Afghanistan and the existing perspectives and threats in the economic, social, judicial and security area that may arise in the aftermath of the 2014 planned withdrawal of the majority of foreign troops from Afghanistan.

The conference was inaugurated by the Chairperson of the Federation of Afghan Refugee Organizations in Europe, who, prior to her opening speech, observed a minute of silence to mourn the deaths of tens of thousands of political detainees killed by the communist and other groups governing Afghanistan during the past three-and-a-half decades. Special attention was paid to the deaths of 5000 political prisoners during 1978-1979 named in the list of deaths published recently by the Attorney-General of the Netherlands.

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International Conference on ''How to involve people in rebuilding Afghanistan''

Ede, 21 December 2008

Resolution

Following a series of annual conferences, in December 2008, the Federation of Afghan Refugee Organisation in Europe (FAROE) held a conference on participation of Afghan people in reconstruction of the country.

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DECLARATION FAROE Conference on Transitional Justice in Afghanistan

15 May 2010, The Hague, Netherlands
Following a series of conferences held annually by FAROE, this year’s conference which was held in Netherlands was on Transitional Justice in Afghanistan.

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