Afghanistan Conference 2020 – Programme

The logo of the Afghanistan Conference 2020The two-day 2020 Afghanistan Conference begins on Monday 23 November with side events and continues on Tuesday 24 November with the main event: the pledging conference.

Official side events

Monday 23 November 2020

Room XVII – Palais des Nation

10:00 – 12:00    1) Sustainable peace building

              Segment a: Human rights and women’s participation

              Segment b: Reintegrating refugees and returnees

12:00 – 13:30    Lunch

13:30 – 15:00    2) Institutional and societal methods for fighting corruption

16:00 – 17:30    3) Economic priorities and aid effectiveness

2020 AFGHANISTAN CONFERENCE

Tuesday 24 November 2020

Assembly Hall – Palais des Nations

Morning Session:

9:00 – 10:00       Opening session

Opening remarks by the co-chairs

Keynote addresses

10:00 – 11:15    Bilateral Statements

Statements by representatives of partner governments and organisations

(3 minutes/slot)

11:15 – 11:30    Readout from the three side events held on Monday 23 November

11:30 – 11:35    Afghan Civil Society Joint Statement

11:35 – 13:00    Bilateral Statements

13:00 – 13:15    Official Photo

13:15 – 15:00    Lunch

Afternoon Session:

15:00 – 17:30    Bilateral Statements

17:30 – 18:00    Closing Session

Adoption of the Joint Communique

Closing remarks by the co-chairs

 

A link to the webcast of the events will be available at a later stage. Time for the press conference will be confirmed at a later stage.

Inquiries about the programme: Afghanistan2020@formin.fi