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Canada's Role In Afghanistan

  1. 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
  2. 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>
  3. 3. Priority One: Training and Mentoring the Afghan National Security Forces <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By providing education and equipment for the ANA and ANP. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By building capacity in government and providing logical support. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By providing corresponding initiatives in the justice and correctional systems to support activities of the ANP. </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>To have four of the five ANA kandaks (and their brigade headquarters) fully capable of planning, executing and sustaining near-autonomous operations. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To sustain the level of effective strength of the Kandahar-based ANA kandaks (and their brigade headquarters) at 70% or higher. </li></ul></ul></ul>http://ontario.inetgiant.ca/barrie/addetails/security-guard---loss-prevention-barrie/3225038
  4. 4. Priority Two: Delivery of Basic Services <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing Roads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making Jobs in Afghanistan for Afghan citizens. </li></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>Completion of all planned rehabilitation activities in accordance with the project plan. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10,000 seasonal jobs created by the project.   </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.inoutads.com/help-search-files/basic-services-to-sellers.html
  5. 5. Priority Three: Humanitarian Assistance <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Food aid, providing food and water to the citizens of Afghan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Non-food aid, providing blankets, clothing etc. to vulnerable individuals. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Providing vaccinations against common diseases. </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>Eradication by vaccination by 2009. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain and/or improve the number of Afghans receiving food assistance in proportion to need. </li></ul></ul></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Humanitarian_aid_OCPA-2005-10-28-090517a.jpg
  6. 6. Priority Four: Afghanistan-Pakistan Border <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Encouraging Pakistan to talk with Afghanistan. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipping the Border Officials with the means to protect their nation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing roads and other essential ways of transportation </li></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>Sustainable mechanisms for regular and substantive discussions across a broad array of issues are in place and operating for senior officials. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainable mechanisms for regular and substantive discussions across a broad array of issues are in place and operating for senior officials </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.defence.pk/forums/pakistans-war/78895-pakistan-us-odds-over-definition.html
  7. 7. Priority Five: Supporting Democratic Development: Elections and Strengthened Public Institutions <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing support in voting. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing some institutions with the necessary. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try to get other nations to contribute to the voting process in Afghanistan. </li></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>All 34 provinces have completed a provincial strategic plan.  Kandahar will have demonstrated progress in implementing its strategic plan against identified timelines. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The difference between planned and actual government spending should be less than or equal to 5%. </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.macmsa.com/themirror/?p=363
  8. 8. Priority Six: Political Reconciliation <ul><li>How is Canada Providing Help ? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage people to talk using government methods </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Making communication of the government and Afghan citizens easier. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increase communication. </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>A lead authority is moving reconciliation process forward. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Government of Afghanistan is actively sharing information, at the national, provincial and district levels, regarding its programs, policies and objectives for reconciliation. </li></ul></ul></ul>http://www.dscottmiller.com/2009/11/05/reconciliation-2/
  9. 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>
  10. 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><ul><ul><li>It directly addresses one of Canada’s six priorities, this being the goal to help strengthen the Afghan government’s ability to give core services and encourage economic growth. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What is Canada doing to help? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>repairing the Dahla Dam, by replacing generators and repairing water valves to improve the control of water flow. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fixing gates to control the flow of water from the Arghandab River into the canal system. </li></ul></ul>http://canadiansinafghanistan.blogspot.com/2010/06/two-views-of-dahla-dam.html
  11. 11. Signature Project 2 – Education <ul><li>Why is this an important project for the people of Afghanistan? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Addresses another key priority in an incredibly way. This priority being the same as the previous Project’s. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What is Canada doing to help? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to build, expand or repair 50 schools in key districts of Kandahar province </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to build the capacity of the Ministry of Education to deliver quality educational services. </li></ul></ul>http://www.embassyofafghanistan.org/11.19.2007Ed.html
  12. 12. Signature Project 3 – Polio eradication <ul><li>Why is this an important project for the people of Afghanistan? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provides humanitarian assistance in helping with healthcare. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What is Canada doing to help? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They’re making vaccination points and putting them on maps for citizens. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing free vaccinations to the people of Afghanistan. </li></ul></ul>

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