Jointly organized by the Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research and Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies (BICC), in cooperation with the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), University of Duisburg-Essen this dialogue panel took place on Tuesday, 19th October 2021.
- Conrad Schetter, director of the Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies (BICC)
- Nargis Nehan, former member of the government of Afghanistan
- Thomas Ruttig, co-founder and co-director of the Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN)
- Patricia Gossman, Human Rights Watch, associate director for the Asia division
This panel was moderated by Andreas Zumach, an expert in the field as a journalist and author on international relations and conflicts. Professor Tobias Debiel, co-director of the Centre, welcomed participants and introduced the topic.
The situation in Afghanistan developed since and not for the better. The discussion reflects concerns at the time that were not unfounded, as we know by now.