Afghan Biographies

Afghanistan Institute for Civil Society (AICS)

Name Afghanistan Institute for Civil Society (AICS)
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Executive Director of AICS:
Maiwand Rahyab (20150217)


Afghan civil society gained momentum 20150217 with the formation of a national, independent organization designed to promote high standards among civil society institutions through a comprehensive certification process. In Kabul the UN Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, participated in the launching ceremony of  Afghanistan Institute for Civil Society (AICS). The idea of establishing AICS was conceived almost a decade ago, during the Enabling Environment Conference, and later refined in a civil society group consisting of some 200 members who worked together to conceptualize the structure, mandate and objectives of the Institute.

Last Modified 2015-02-17
Established 2015-02-17