Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission
AIHRC promotes respect for and understanding of human rights by the members of society, prevention of human rights systematic violation, strengthening the capacity of civil society activists and human Rights defenders, and engagement of law enforcement organs in implementing of human rights international rules and standards in Afghanistan. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Da Afghānistān Da Bashar Da Ḥuqūqo Da Khpalwāk Kamīsiyūn
Ministry of Public Health Afghanistan
The Mission of the Ministry of Public Health, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is committed to ensuring the accelerated implementation of quality health care for all the people of Afghanistan, through targeting resources especially to women and children and to under-served areas of the country, and through working effectively with communities and other development partners. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Afghanistan. Vizārat-I Ṣiḥḥīyah
Afghan Ministry of Women's Affairs
MOWA is the lead agency for promoting women's rights and advancement in Afghanistan, to ensure that Afghanistan women’s legal, economic, social, political, and civic rights including their right to be free from all forms of violence and discrimination are respected, promoted and fulfilled. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Afghanistan. Ministry of Women's Affairs
Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan
IEC seeks to strengthen the new established democracy of Afghanistan through conducting free and fair elections, striving for quality and accountability in delivering electoral services and promoting Afghans trust and confidence on electoral process, building a sustainable organization with the ability to deliver elections independently. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
Office of the President - Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is the head of state of Afghanistan. Before the office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan was created in 2004, Afghanistan has been a republic between 1973 and 1992 and from 2001 onward. Before 1973, it was a monarchy. Between 1992 and 2001, during the civil war, the country was recognized as the...
Ministry of Energy and Water - Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
The Afghan Ministry of Energy and Water is a ministry of the government of Afghanistan. Following the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan the ministry had the task of co-ordinating an effort to reintroduce power to areas of Afghanistan that had been cut off. Areas particularly badly affected were southern regions - Pakistan, Iran and India all agreed to supply power. On 17 June 2003 the...
Meshrano Jirga (Upper House), Islamic Republic of Afghanistan National Assembly
The House of Elders or Mesherano Jirga (Pashto: مشرانو جرگه), is the upper house of the bicameral National Assembly of Afghanistan, alongside the House of the People (Wolesi Jirga). The House of Elders has 102 members. One-third (34) are elected by district councils (one per province) for three-year terms, one-third (34) by provincial councils (one per province) for four-year terms, and one-third (34) are...
Wolesi Jirga (House of People), National Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
The House of the People or Wolesi Jirga (Pashto: ولسي جرګه), abbreviated WJ, is the lower house of the bicameral National Assembly of Afghanistan, alongside the House of Elders. The House of the People is the chamber that bears the greater burden of lawmaking in the country, as with the House of Commons in the Westminster model. It consists of 249 delegates directly elected...