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Volunteerism & ICTs: Afghanistan

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Afghanistan at a Glance

LanguagesPushtu, Dari Persian, other Turkic and minor languages
ReligionsIslam (Sunni 84%, Shi'ite 15%, other 1%)
EthnicityPashtun 38%, Tajik 25%, Uzbek 6%, Hazara 19%, minor ethnic groups (Chahar Aimaks, Turkmen, Baloch, and others)
Population31,889,923 (July 2007 est.)
CapitalKabul, 2,450,000
CurrencyAfghani (AFN)
Web Domains.af
Phone Codes00-93

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Get Involved with ICVolunteers' Projects in Afghanistan

ICVolunteers-Switzerland is the Swiss branch of ICVolunteers. Historically, the Swiss office is the cradle of the whole organization. ICVolunteers has local presence in a growing number of countries, including Afghanistan.

We invite you to look over what we are doing in the area.

ICVolunteers Projects in Afghanistan:

Landmines conference: 7th Meeting of the States Parties (7MSP)
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2006-09-05 16:52:11
While the situation has improved in recent years, antipersonnel landmines are still being laid today, mutilating and killing people together with mines from previous conflicts.
Landmine Survivors Network Meeting on Strategy
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2006-02-08 18:02:08
Le Réseau des Survivants aux Mines Antipersonnel (LSN), créé par et pour les survivants, permet aux individus, aux familles et aux communautés touchés par les mines de surmonter le traumatisme, de faire valoir leurs droits et respecter leur dignité.
Training for Landmine Survivors
2006-02-08 18:02:08
For several years the personal stories presented by landmine survivors have had a significant impact in reminding experts, diplomats and decision-makers of the human faces behind issues being discussed.

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Bloodshed mars Afghanistan's Independence Day: 52 injured in Jalalabad - The New Indian Express

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