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Afghanistan 2018-2020: Candidate for the UN Human Rights Council

The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has been nominated to become a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2018- 2020 period. Membership elections will be held during the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations in 2017 in New York. Afghanistan has had
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Embassy Hosts Event for Young Professionals

  On the evening of May 5, the Embassy of Afghanistan was pleased to host an event for young professionals in coordination with Embassy Experiences.  More than 70 American and international professionals came to enjoy an evening at the Embassy and learn about Afghanistan's progress and challenges as a young democracy
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Afghan Embassy Welcomes Passport D.C. Visitors

On May 6th, the Embassy of Afghanistan participated in the Around the World Tour in collaboration with Passport D.C. The embassy opened its doors at 10:00AM and gave Washingtonians a true taste of Afghan culture as they experienced the food, art, dance, fashion, and traditional music. The participants also had a chance to make
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Ambassador Mohib Met with Susan Davis, Democrat Representative from California

May 3, 2017: Afghan Ambassador to United States Hamdullah Mohib met with Representative Susan Davis (D-CA) to discuss Afghanistan's reform progress, challenges, and how America and Afghanistan can strengthen their efforts to reach shared goals and tackle the common threat of terrorism.  Ambassador Mohib told Congresswoman Davis that the people of
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AAC Executive Director Hossein Receives Citizen Ambassador Award

  Afghan Ambassador to the United States Hamdullah Mohib welcomed participants in the 2017 Afghan-American Conference (AAC) for a reception at the Afghan Embassy on April 27. The Ambassador expressed his admiration and gratitude for the work of the AAC and encouraged participants and organizers to work together to strengthen
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Ambassador Mohib Meets with Special Inspector General Sopko

April 24, 2017: Afghan Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib met with John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) on April 24. Sopko briefed the Ambassador about his office's upcoming quarterly report, which contains an assessment of current development issues in Afghanistan, as well its "Lessons Learned" report.  The two
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