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Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan, Report to Parliament, September 2009

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News Release dated December 10, 2009


Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan, Report to Parliament, September 2009Table of ContentsForeword


I. Introduction

II. The Quarterly Context

III. Canadian Priorities: Reporting Progress

Priority 1. Enable the Afghan National Security Forces in Kandahar to sustain a more secure environment and promote law and order.

Priority 2. Strengthen Afghan institutional capacity to deliver core services and promote economic growth, enhancing the confidence of Kandaharis in their government.

Priority 3. Provide humanitarian assistance for extremely vulnerable people, including refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons.

Priority 4. Enhance border security, with facilitation of bilateral dialogue between Afghan and Pakistani authorities.

Priority 5. Help advance Afghanistan’s capacity for democratic governance by contributing to effective, accountable public institutions and electoral processes.

Priority 6. Facilitate Afghan-led efforts toward political reconciliation.

IV. Conclusion



Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication

Canada’s engagement in Afghanistan - quarterly report to Parliament for the period of July 1 to September 30, 2009

Text in English and French on inverted pages.
Title on added t.p.: L’engagement du Canada en Afghanistan - rapport trimestriel au Parlement pour la période du 1er juillet au 30 septembre 2009
Available also on the Internet.
ISSN 1918-2732

1. Afghan War, 2001- —Participation, Canadian.  2. Canada—Foreign
relations—Afghanistan.  3. Canada—Armed Forces—Afghanistan.  4. Canada
—Military policy.  I. Canada. Privy Council Office.  II. Title. L’engagement du Canada en Afghanistan - rapport trimestriel au Parlement pour la période du 1er juillet au 30 septembre 2009

DS371.412.S47                       958.104'7                               C2008-980202-0E

Cover photo: A man voting at a polling centre in Kandahar City

Photos: Copyright CIDA, DFAIT, DND, Ottawa Police Service

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2009.


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