The situation in Afghanistan is currently in a period of transition. But is this the last opportunity to transform what is basically a foreign military intervention into a peacebuilding operation?
Afghanistan 2011-2014 and beyond: transforming international support operations for sustainable peace
Seminar - 22 February 2011
The seminar, held in Washington D.C. on 22-23 February 2011, addressed the most critical questions confronting the international community with respect to the impending transition of Afghanistan from a military-led international response zone to a sphere characterised by responsible local ownership of peacebuilding.
Among the participants at the seminar were the Afghan Minister of Defence, General Abdul Rahim Wardak, Senior Deputy US Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Frank Ruggiero, and NATO Assistant Secretary General for Operations, Martin Howard.