Ambassador Eklil Hakimi’s celebrates International Women’s Day

Ambassador Eklil Hakimi's statement on International Women's Day “For over a century, March 8 has stood as a testament to the contribution and importance of women around the world. As we celebrate International Women’s Day in a time of change and progress all around the world, we should seize the opportunity to ensure that women are included in the political, economic, and overall development decisions that accompany change. Empowering Women, both socio-economically and politically, is of … [Read more...]

Afghanistan, international civilian engagement

  Today, Ambassador Eklil Hakimi spoke as a panelist at a roundtable discussion, titled Afghanistan: Moving Forward, organized by International Relief and Development and hosted at the Embassy of Slovenia in Washington, D.C. The panel’s topic of discussion was the importance of continued international civilian engagement in Afghanistan. During his remarks Ambassador Hakimi acknowledged that despite progress over the past decade, shortcomings still exist in Afghanistan, and that “A … [Read more...]

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