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Afghanistan 2014 and beyond: Lessons from the past, preparing for the future. Can the international community still succeed?

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Having just returned from Toronto and Ottawa where I participated in public conferences on the deteriorating state of international reporting plus the need for better journalism that goes beyond just…Continue

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The 2014 (4th edition) of the Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan is out!

The fully-revised 2014 (4th edition) of the Crosslines Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan (EFGA) is now out electronically with the print edition available in the next few weeks. The print edition will be launched over the next two months in Geneva, London and New York with panel discussions on where Afghanistan is heading…See More
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Edward Girardet on Afghanistan at Off the Shelf Books, Geneva 11 April 2013 at OfftheShelf English Bookshop,1204 Geneva, Switzerland

April 11, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Please come along to our next author event, this Thursday evening, when we'll be welcoming a journalist with several decades' experience in Afghanistan. Edward Girardet will be reading from his book, newly published in paperback, and talking about his time there and his views on Afghanistan's future:Thursday 11 April 2013, 18:30-20:00Edward Girardet: "Killing the cranes: A reporter's journey through three decades of war in Afghanistan"Few reporters have covered Afghanistan as intrepidly and…See More
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An Alternative Journalism: Re-engaging with one's readers with quality content

The following article was published on The Essential Edge and The Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan and the Region. The author looks forward to any comments on how we can improve the quality of…See More
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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Journalist and writer focusing on conflict, humanitarian and media issues. Latest book - "Killing the Cranes - A Reporter's Journey Through Three Decades of War in Afghanistan." Also editor of The Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan in the Crosslines Humanitarian and Conflict Zones. Now editing 4th and fully revised edition of the EFG to Afghanistan.

Also involved in the Geneva-based Institute for Media and Global Governance based in Geneva, Switzerland. See personal website edwardgirardet.com and www.essentialfieldguides.com, plus wwww.imgg.ch
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Editor, writer, journalist
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French
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Civil Society, Development, Education, Environment, Human Rights, Information and Communication Technology, Humanitarian Relief, Peacebuilding, Rule of Law, Security, Sports for Development
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Advocacy, Communication, Training

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The 2014 (4th edition) of the Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan is out!

Posted on January 18, 2014 at 6:41pm 0 Comments

The fully-revised 2014 (4th edition) of the Crosslines Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan (EFGA) is now out electronically with the print edition available in the next few weeks. The print edition will be launched over the next two months in Geneva, London and New York with panel…

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An Alternative Journalism: Re-engaging with one's readers with quality content

Posted on March 21, 2013 at 5:51am 0 Comments

The following article was published on The Essential Edge and The Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan and the Region. The author looks forward to any comments on how we can improve the…

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Afghanistan for Rent - A Decade of Missed Opportunities

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New Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan and the Region Information Portal is up

Posted on November 12, 2012 at 4:41pm 0 Comments

The editors of the 4th Essential Field Guide to Afghanistan and the Region have just published their new information portal www.efgafghan.com that will not only help update future editions of the Afghan handbook - to be published later this year - but also to serve as an critical internet magazine. Portions of the 4th edition of the EFGA are already online, but we're also seeking insightful and well-written…

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