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Located in Kabul, Afghanistan, CAPS is an independent, research centre that strives to conduct action-oriented research which will influence policy-makers. It works diligently towards building local capacity to produce conflict and threat assessments that will influence the safety and security of the people serving the governments, and international aid organizations.
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Sep 19, 2011

10 September 2011
In view of Ms. Mariam Safi’s distinguished service, contribution and dedication to the goals and objectives of the Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies, CAPS would like to announce Ms. Mariam Safi’s appointment as CAPS Deputy Director as of 8th September 2011. T his appointment marks the Centre’s very first Deputy Director since its commencement in May of 2006.

 Mr. Hekmat Khalil Karzai, Director of CAPS stated that, ‘I am delighted to welcome Mariam Safi to her new position as the Deputy Director of CAPS.  Ms. Safi posses strong qualities of management and leadership and is eminently suited for the position.  I am confident she will succeed in her efforts and further strengthen the capacity of our staff.

Ms. Mariam Safi mentioned, ‘I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to the Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies for offering me this extraordinary opportunity to continue my service to the Centre. I have grown tremendously both in my professional and personal endeavors as the former Head of Research at CAPS and I am positive that my new appointment will bring new avenues for growth and knowledge. ‘

She further added: ‘I hope to be of service and support to CAPS and all the staff in the Research Department, Legal Department and Youth Council. I look forward to working with each of the departments in promoting CAPS’s objectives and to better enhance the Centre’s reach and open new avenues for growth and excellence.’

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