Afghanistan is entering a new phase with unprecedented opportunities for peace and stability. How can the United States and international allies ensure that a political settlement with the Taliban will lead to a durable peace? What will it take to ensure long-term security while slowly tapering down development and security assistance? What does the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic mean for sustaining human security and the consolidation of Afghanistan’s democratic institutions?

The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the United States Institute of Peace on June 11, 10:00am – 11:00am (DC) / 6:30pm – 7:30pm (Kabul) hosted a conversation with H.E. President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Afghanistan’s vision for peace and how to sustain progress towards stability and prosperity.

Please note that this is an online event. Instructions for access will be emailed to you upon registration. Continue the conversation on Twitter with #ACFrontPage.

Keynote speaker

H.E. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan


Frederick Kempe
President and CEO
Atlantic Council

Stephen Heintz
President and CEO
Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Stephen J. Hadley (moderating)
Chair, Board of Directors
United States Institute of Peace

Nancy Lindborg
President and CEO
United States Institute of Peace

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