The Policy Department

The Policy Department of the Ministry of Finance was established through the Presidential Decree No. 220 on 19/01/2010 to guide and support in preparation, coordination of implementation and monitoring of national development policies and plans.The Department is further responsible for institutionalization of planning, implementation and accountability of development plans, coordination with both national and international stakeholders, formulation and research for policies’ development,and capacity enhancement of the government for effective implementation. Read More

Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework

The Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework (ANPDF) presents the government’s five year strategic framework for achieving its overarching goal of self-reliance. While Afghanistan faces many challenges, we must plan for a future where our country moves beyond our history of war and poverty and begins the long and difficult journey to prosperity. Even though sustainable development and prosperity will take longer than a single generation to achieve, we must lay the foundations of our future now.

Guided by the desire to realize self-reliance, this framework is the next step in  Read More

National Priority Programs

The Kabul Process which started with H.E. the President Islamic Republic of Afghanistan speech in London conference in 2009, was the starting point for transferring civilian and military responsibilities from the international partners to the afghan government and civil society organizations in the following five sections: Peace reconciliation, Security , Good governance , Economic development , Regional and global cooperation. All these five sections are also included in the Afghanistan National Development Strategy. Indeed the National Priority Programs represents a new commitment in Afghan National Development Strategy frame work Read More

Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board

The Afghan Government and the international community have agreed to establish a Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board (JCMB) for overall strategic coordination of the implementation of the Afghanistan Compact after the endorsement of the Afghanistan Compact and the interim Afghanistan National Development Strategy (I-ANDS) at the London Conference and the ensuing Security Council Resolution No. 1659. The JCMB will ensure greater coherence of efforts by the Afghan Government and international community to implement the Compact and provide regular and timely public reports on its execution. Read More

Mutual Accountability

The Tokyo Conference, together with the Chicago Summit of Afghanistan and ISAF contributing countries of May 2012, established a renewed stronger foundation for partnership to support sustainable growth and development of Afghanistan throughout the Transformation Decade (2015-2024). These undertakings are built on the outcome of the Bonn Conference in December 2011, Read More


Brussels Conference October 2016

On 4 and 5 October, the government of Afghanistan and the European Union will co-host representatives from 70 countries and 30 international organizations and agencies at Brussels Conference on Afghanistan.

Warsaw Summit July 2016

The 2016 Warsaw Summit of the NATO was the 27th formal meeting of the heads of state and heads of government of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, held at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, on 8 and 9 July 2016.

London Conference December 2014

Afghanistan has entered a new phase in its history with the first-ever peaceful and democratic transfer of political power.

Tokyo Conference July 2012

The Afghan Government and the International Community met on July 8, 2012 in Tokyo to reaffirm and further consolidate their partnership from Transition to the Transformation Decade.

Chicago NATO Summit on Afghanistan May 2012

The leader of the 28 NATO member countries met on 20-21 of May, 2012 in Chicago to discuss transition and beyond in Afghanistan by emphasizing on the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) sustainability.

Bonn Conference December 2011

Ten years to the day after the first Bonn Conference, a second Bonn Conference renewed the partnership between Afghanistan, the United Nations (UN), and the International Community.

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Senior Officials Meetings

The Afghan Government and the International Community are to implement the Mutual Accountability Framework according to the modalities outlined below.  The Afghan Government and the International Community established a transparent and regular monitoring process, building on a reinvigorated existing Processes and JCMB, to hold each other accountable for reciprocal commitments.

The three elements of the mechanism are:

  • The Standing Committees and Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board (JCMB) to review progress on a regular basis;
  • A Senior Officials Meeting to be held in 2013 and every second year subsequently to review progress and update indicators where needed; and
  • A Ministerial-level Meeting to be held in 2014, and every second year subsequently to review progress, update indicators, assess resource requirements and renew international commitments.

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Contact Us

Policy Department, Ministry of Finance
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Pashtunistan Watt
Kabul, Afghanistan.

+93 20 210 5258