Building Peace and Connectivity through Research and Dialogue

Dialogue

Heart of Asia Society seeks to deepen understanding and promote confidence-building between Afghanistan and its neighbours, among countries at the regional level and between regional and international players.

To this end, we utilise our in-house capabilities and draw on those of our Afghan and international partners to:
• Provide advice, consultancy and support to governments, non-governmental organisations, civil society and multilateral organisations in the areas in which the Society specialises.

• Undertake ad hoc and regular ‘track 2’ and ‘track 1.5’ dialogues involving active or retired policy makers, academics and civil society actors.

• Organise conferences and events for various segments of civil society from all or some of the regional countries, with a particular focus on civil society activists, women’s groups, youth, athletes, and media organisations and other interest groups.

• Facilitate joint projects involving civil society actors from some or all countries of the region, with a particular focus on regional entrepreneurship.

• Facilitate the setting up of ‘Communities of Practice’ – professionals involved in same field – involving government and non-governmental organisations from countries across the region and

• Promote media interaction among countries of the region, with a particular focus on information sharing and highlighting the shared cultural heritage across the region.

Heart of Asia Society Dialogue with the Afghan Civil Society members and students on the Afghan Peace Process

Heart of Asia Society Dialogue with the Afghan Civil Society members and students on the Afghan Peace Process

In the continuation of Dialogue series, the Heart of Asia Society convened a dialogue on the Afghan peace process with Afghan civil society members and students of universities. The two-hours
Building a peaceful Afghanistan: Regional and International support for Afghan peace

Building a peaceful Afghanistan: Regional and International support for Afghan peace

HAS in collaboration with Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies at the Doha Center hosted the 8th session of its flagship Track 2 dialogue among national and international foreign policy
Building a peaceful Afghanistan: Regional and International support for Afghan peace

Building a peaceful Afghanistan: Regional and International support for Afghan peace

The Heart of Asia Society (HAS) today hosted the 7th session of its flagship track 2 dialogue series on regional &international support for Afghan peace. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund,
First Bilateral Dialogue Between the Heart of Asia Society (HAS) and Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI)

First Bilateral Dialogue Between the Heart of Asia Society (HAS) and Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI)

The Heart of Asia Society (HAS) held its first track 2 discussion with the Institute for Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) on 2 December. The virtual discussion covered the Afghanistan-Pakistan bilateral
TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES:  Can Peace Talks Continue Amid Uptick in Violence?

TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES: Can Peace Talks Continue Amid Uptick in Violence?

KABUL – One month into the Afghanistan Peace Negotiations (APN), which began in Doha on 12 September 2020, there is limited progress at the negotiating table and a serious deterioration
TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES:  Calls for Regional Consensus Amid Positive Start of APN

TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES: Calls for Regional Consensus Amid Positive Start of APN

KABUL – The Fifth Session of “Building a Peaceful Afghanistan: Regional and International Support for Afghan Peace” Track 2 series was held on 18 September 2020. HAS, in collaboration with
TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES: Efforts to Put APN On Track and Rally Regional Support

TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES: Efforts to Put APN On Track and Rally Regional Support

KABUL — The fourth session of the expert discussion series “Building a Peaceful Afghanistan: Regional and International Support for Afghan Peace” was held on August 4, 2020. This series of
TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES:  While Doha Prepares to Host the IAN, What Are the Challenges Still Ahead?

TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES: While Doha Prepares to Host the IAN, What Are the Challenges Still Ahead?

KABUL — The third session of the series of online forums on Regional and International Support for Afghan Peace was held on 29 June 2020. The series of Track 2
TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES: Political Agreement in Kabul Paves the Way for Intra-Afghan Negotiations

TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES: Political Agreement in Kabul Paves the Way for Intra-Afghan Negotiations

On 8 June 2020, the Heart of Asia Society (HAS), with support from the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) and in partnership with New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC),
TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES:  Afghan View of Regional Dimensions in the Peace Process

TRACK II DIALOGUE SERIES: Afghan View of Regional Dimensions in the Peace Process

HAS hosts first of a series of virtual Track 2 discussions on the role of regional countries in the Afghan peace process On 28th May 2020, the Heart of Asia Society