COI Webinar on Afghanistan (German language)

Together with the Federal Agency for Reception and Support Services, ACCORD held a COI webinar on Afghanistan on 22 February. Its written documentation is now available.

The webinar will be held in German language.


Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 14:00 - 17:00 CET.

Main topics

  • Overview on current situation and actors
  • Situation of persons with the following profiles: Journalists, women, human rights activists, persons with "Western" views, Hazaras, Shi'a.


Emran Feroz is journalist and author. Studied political science and Islamic studies. Reported for various international media on Afghanistan. Most recent book published 2021: "Der längste Krieg". Speaks Dari and Pashtu fluently and gained insights into the conditions in the country through numerous travels there.

Katja Mielke is Senior Researcher at the Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies. Researches on the Taliban and the Islamic State in Afghanistan, as well as the situation of Afghans in Pakistan. Dissertation on local politics and effects of interventions in rural Afghanistan.


The event was be recorded for documentation purposes. A written documentation will be published after the event. The recording itself will not be published.

Update: This post was updated on 23 February, after the webinar took place.

Update 2: The documentation is now available:

ACCORD, Feroz, Emran, Mielke, Katja: Afghanistan: Aktuelle Lage & Überblick über relevante Akteure; Situation gefährdeter Gruppen, March 2022

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