The event will also mark the 40 year presence of Afghanaid in Afghanistan
On Tuesday, 21 November at 6:30pm at the Royal Geographical Society, London, Afghanaid will be marking their 40th anniversary of serving resilient men, women and children of Afghanistan.
To mark their 40th anniversary, the British humanitarian and development organisation Afghanaid are hosting a panel discussion, ‘Afghanaid at 40: Resilience Through Adversity’ on Tuesday 21st November at 6:30pm at the Royal Geographical Society, London.
The panel discussion will revolve around the extraordinary resilience that Afghan men, women and children have demonstrated on a daily basis amidst the unfolding of several protracted crises over the past 40 years. The panel discussion presents an opportunity to hear from experts and journalists as they reflect on these crises, as well as how Afghanaid’s national and provincial staff have been navigating severe operational challenges in the two years since the Taliban takeover, and safeguarded the organisation’s long standing presence in remote and rural areas of Afghanistan, continuing to devise solutions to help Afghan families build a better future.
From different viewpoints, the event’s panellists will reveal various insights into people’s resilience amidst adversity in Afghanistan. The panel consists of Sana Safi (BroadcastJournalist, BBC), Hameed Hakimi (Associate Fellow, Chatham House), Catherine Philp (Diplomatic Correspondent, The Times) and Charles Davy (Managing Director, Afghanaid).The discussion will be chaired by Lyse Doucet OBE (Chief International Correspondent,BBC).
Attendees are welcome to join the event virtually or in person. With the Lecture & Receptionticket option, attendees can continue engaging in conversations with the panellists during thedrinks and canapé reception, which will take place after the panel discussion.
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