National Human Rights Program for Afghanistan

Project completed

The objectives of the project are: (i) Promotion of human rights: To enhance awareness raising initiatives on various human rights topics. (ii) Monitoring of human rights: To assess the human rights situation and highlight the priorities in terms of protection and promotion of human rights. (iii) Protection of human rights: To effectively deal with human rights complaints and protection of everyone’s basic human rights. (iv) Building AIHRC’s capacity: To promote a well- functioning national human rights commission.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Human rights
Rule of Law - Democracy - Human rights
Human rights (incl. Women's rights)
Legal and judicial development
01.05.2012 - 30.04.2015
CHF 1'800'000
Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Development cooperation
Project partners Contract partner
International or foreign NGO

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   1'800'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   1'756'495
Project phases Phase 6 01.02.2019 - 31.12.2023   (Current phase) Phase 5 08.06.2015 - 31.12.2018   (Completed)

Phase 4 01.05.2012 - 30.04.2015   (Completed)