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What Should Canada's Role Be?
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What Should Canada's Role Be?
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What Should Canada's Role Be?

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Humanities 20-1
Ashten Blain
April 5, 2011

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  • 1. Canada in Afghanistan – What Should Canada’s Role Be? http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2009/02/10/f-afghanistan.html http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2009/02/10/f-afghanistan.html http://afghanistan-canada-solidarity.org/files/images/TF%201-08%20019-REDUCED.jpg Ashten Blain
  • 2. Instructions for Part One: Canada’s Mission Goals - Afghanistan <ul><li>For part one of this assignment use the Canadian Government Website: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Canada In Afghanistan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fill in the slides provided with the information requested in your own words. This is at most a partner (1 or 2 person) assignment! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Each slide will also contain a picture of Canada’s war/mission in Afghanistan which you will provide a link to. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See the example on the title page of this presentation and then ask for help if you do not know how to create links. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You pictures cannot all be from the same site. </li></ul></ul>Ashten Blain
  • 3. Priority One: Training and Mentoring the Afghan National Security Forces <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training, teaching, and helping prepare the ANA and ANP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enabling management and logistic support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for the ANP in the justice and correctional systems in the form of “complementary initiatives” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are two goals that Canada has for this part of the mission by 2011? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Canada wants the ANA to be able to demonstrate a better ability to conduct operations and ensure a more secure environment in Kandahar by 2011 </li></ul></ul>http://warnewsupdates.blogspot.com/2009/11/canadian-combat-forces-will-be-out-of.html Ashten Blain
  • 4. Priority Two: Basic Services <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Money is being invested to provide education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion of agriculture and access to credit for new businessmen trying to start out </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trying to repair infrastructure to help irrigation and drinkable water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are two goals that Canada has for this part of the mission by 2011? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They hope that the government will be better able to provide basic services like </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roads </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vocational training </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.communitiesofpeace.org/ourcommunities/warrentonva.html Ashten Blain
  • 5. Priority Three: Humanitarian Assistance <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clearing mines and providing mine safety education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vaccinations and providing more access to health services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Both food and non-food aid for vulnerable people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are two goals that Canada has for this part of the mission by 2011? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The ability of Afghan institutions to deal with such humanitarian situations to increase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An increase in the access people who are vulnerable to essential health services </li></ul></ul>http://www.adra.de/en/humanitarian-aid.html Ashten Blain
  • 6. Priority Four: Border Security and Dialogue <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helping discussions between the Afghan and Pakistani sides of the border </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helping equip border officers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adding to discussions between the Afghan and Pakistani sides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are two goals that Canada has for this part of the mission by 2011? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Afghan institutions will be able to better manage the border </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Afghan institutions should foster economic growth in the border area </li></ul></ul>Ashten Blain
  • 7. Priority Five: Democratic Development and National Insitutions <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Giving financial and technical aid and the development of a national voter registry to help with elections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperating with other donors to help along the election process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give backing to certain national institutions and departments in areas like training, equipment, program supports, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are two goals that Canada has for this part of the mission by 2011? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National, provincial and local institutions will show a greater ability for democratic governance when it comes to deliberation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also, in the delivery of public programs and services and in carrying out democratic elections there will be more democratic governance </li></ul></ul>http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2010/sep/18/afghanistan-elections?INTCMP=ILCNETTXT3487#/?picture=366825479&index=12 Ashten Blain
  • 8. Priority Six: Political Reconciliation <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Encouraging the growth of government-led mechanisms that will encourage talk between the government and the people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing the government’s ability to communicate with it’s citizens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing support for Afghan-led efforts to promote outreach and reconciliation to reach a sustainable peace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are two goals that Canada has for this part of the mission by 2011? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National and provincial Afghan government initiatives will encourage reconciliation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Canada will provide timely support </li></ul></ul>http://www.carnegieeurope.eu/events/?page=flip&pageOn=4 http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=viewArticle&code=20090909&articleId=15124 Ashten Blain
  • 9. Part 1A: Signature Projects – Canadian Efforts in Afghanistan <ul><li>Instructions: </li></ul><ul><li>Use this link to learn about 3 signature projects that we as the Canadian people have identified as critical for the people of Afghanistan. </li></ul><ul><li>- Fill in the following slides with information in your own words about these projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Place one photo of these projects, different from what is on the linked main page in this box on the following pages. </li></ul>Ashten Blain
  • 10. Signature Project 1 – Dahla Dam and Irrigation System <ul><li>Why is this an important project for the people of Afghanistan? </li></ul><ul><li>It will provide a water supply they can use for irrigation to most of the Kandahari population </li></ul><ul><li>It will add 10000 seasonal jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture will grow because of the irrigation </li></ul><ul><li>What is Canada doing to help? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Canada is investing money to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Repair the Dahla Dam (replacing generators and repairing valves to control water flow) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Train farmers in how to use water wisely and to better produce crops </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.afghanistan.gc.ca/canada-afghanistan/news-nouvelles/2009/2009_05_07a.aspx Ashten Blain
  • 11. Signature Project 2 – Education <ul><li>Why is this an important project for the people of Afghanistan? </li></ul><ul><li>Education increases people’s chances of going on to post secondary education, or a helps them get a better job, and therefore leaves them better off than they would have been without it </li></ul><ul><li>What is Canada doing to help? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Canada had invested money to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Build, expand, ore repair 50 schools in key districts of Kandahar province </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Build the ability of the Ministry of Education to deliver good education services </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.france24.com/en/files/imagecache/france24_ct_player_thumbnail/story/afghanistan-education-m_0.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.france24.com/en/20080612-rebuilding-afghanistans-education-system-afghanistan&usg=__KtQ6IrPB0SHGTDEh28_8n7smA_s=&h=251&w=340&sz=14&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=-KHE0s6go4lQWM:&tbnh=152&tbnw=210&ei=rISbTcOIIIKevgPKq8y2Bw&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dafghan%2Beducation%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26biw%3D1313%26bih%3D635%26gbv%3D2%26tbm%3Disch&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=437&oei=rISbTcOIIIKevgPKq8y2Bw&page=1&ndsp=16&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:0&tx=87&ty=86 Ashten Blain
  • 12. Signature Project 3 – Polio Eradication <ul><li>Why is this an important project for the people of Afghanistan? </li></ul><ul><li>To decrease the number of people affected by the disease, as Southern Afghanistan has the highest national incidence of polio </li></ul><ul><li>What is Canada doing to help? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Establishing vaccination points at major border crossings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investing $60 million over three years </li></ul></ul>http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://nimg.sulekha.com/health/original700/afghanistan-polio-vaccination-2009-10-11-9-40-0.jpg&imgrefurl=http://newshopper.sulekha.com/afghanistan-polio-vaccination_photo_1009463.htm&usg=__nhHEXtFHyTV8weuDNcp_nwo_2XU=&h=448&w=640&sz=50&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=7EZptd5vkrTIKM:&tbnh=154&tbnw=222&ei=-oSbTZKuGo-EvgOor-G2Bw&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dafghan%2Bpolio%2Bvaccination%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26biw%3D1313%26bih%3D635%26gbv%3D2%26tbm%3Disch0%2C286&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=611&vpy=153&dur=2078&hovh=188&hovw=268&tx=112&ty=138&oei=-oSbTZKuGo-EvgOor-G2Bw&page=1&ndsp=16&ved=1t:429,r:13,s:0&biw=1313&bih=635 Ashten Blain

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