The Foundation and the Afghan Legal Research Development Organisation sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Afghan Women Judges Association

The Foundation and its Afghan counterpart commence cooperation with the Afghan Women Judges Association (AWJA).

The Foundation and its Afghan counterpart, the Afghan Legal Research Development Organisation (ALRDO) entered into the agreement with the Afghan Women Judges Association (AWJA) by signing the Memorandum of Understanding on 7 April 2019.

The agreement visualises cooperation between the three institutions, within the framework of the project “Strengthening Constitutional Interpretation and the Application of Constitutional Law in Afghanistan” funded by the German Federal Foreign Office. This cooperation will involve the provision of legal capacity building for Afghan female judges from provinces all over the country. The project activities will be specifically geared towards developing capacities of female judges to consider and apply constitutional rights in cases under their consideration. The schedule and substance of the capacity building seminars will be jointly discussed and prepared by the Foundation and ALRDO together with AWJA.

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Judge Nafisa Kabuli on behalf of AWJA, Saeed Lutforahman on behalf of ALRDO and the Foundation’s Country Manager for Afghanistan.