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The State of the Labor Movement in Afghanistan: A Volatile Past and a Promising Future

The State of the Labor Movement in Afghanistan: A Volatile Past and a Promising Future
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A Conversation with Nangyalai Attal
Monday, October 3, 2016
UC Berkeley Labor Center
2521 Channing Way
12:00–1:00 PM

Join us for a lunchtime talk with Nangyalai Attal, one of the United Nations’ Youth Courage Awardees, a Development Fellow with the Asia Foundation, and a Fulbright Alumnus. He worked for the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Kabul where he assisted the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, the National Union of Afghan Workers, and the Afghan Chamber of Commerce in developing a five-year Decent Work Country Program. Attal is currently teaching labor relations and collective bargaining at the Swiss UMEF University of Afghanistan and is the Afghanistan correspondent for the LabourStart. For his service, Attal was awarded by Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan.

Attal graduated from Kabul Education University, with a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature, and a M.S. in Human Resources from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He was a Visiting Student Researcher at the UC Berkeley Institute for Research on Labor and Employment where he wrote a paper on the State of Labor Movement in Afghanistan.

This event is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be served.

Space is limited. Please register for the event.