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The KAS Office Afghanistan supports the training of young diplomats at the Institute of Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The seminar participants are Afghan junior diplomats and employees from the Afghan ministry bureaucracy who complete an in-service study of on "Politics and Diplomacy" at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In 2019, the following international lectures were held at the Institute of Diplomacy:
Dr. Rainer Hermann (FAZ senior editor and former Middle East correspondent): "40 Years of Revolution- Iran's Regional Policy and its Role in the Afghan Peace Process"
Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler (former UNSR diplomat andsenior director of CounterExtremism Project (CEP): "Transnational Jihadism and Regional Security- from the Global to the Afghan Context"
Nils Wörmer (KAS Head of Department for Foreign and Security Affairs): "Recent Developments of al-Qaeda and ISIS in Iran and Syria -What Regional Implications?"
Nicole Birtsch (Senior advisor of the German Parliament and former political advisor to the Afghan High Peace Council): "The Management of the Afghan Peace Process - A Comparative and Analytical Approachto Peace Processes"
Dr. Siddharth Tripathi (Post Doc Fellow, University of Erfurt, Germany): "India and Afghanistan in Global and Regional Power Politics"