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Expatriates discuss rebuilding Afghanistan
Sarah H. Wright, News Office
February 27, 2002

Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., offered the Society of Afghan Engineers moral support and fund raising suggestions at an MIT conference on rebuilding
Afghanistan on Feb. 8. Frank said to the professional group of 40 Afghan expatriates, including two alumni of the School of Architecture and Planning--
Najim M. Azadzoi
(S.M. 1984

http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2002/afghanistan-0227.html

Afghanistan, ReBuilding
Friday, 8 February 2002 Room 7-338 - Stella Room, MIT
Special Interest Group in Urban Settlement Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning Cambridge, Massachusetts

The workshop will explore reconstruction from the eyes of Afghan professionals trained in the United States, and focus on the establishment of an advisory interface
between the new government of Afghanistan and development agencies.

http://www.afghan-engineers.org/BrochureAfghanFeb4_02.pdf

Special Interest Group in Urban Settlements: SIGUS Workshops
Kabul Squatter Settlement Replanning
Reinhard Goethert
Mon Jan 27 thru Fri Jan 31, 01:30-05:00pm, 1-132, 1/23/02 3-5pm,1-150
Najim Azadzoi, from Society of Afghan Engineers will be the main resource and UN-Habitat,will provide background material.

http://web.mit.edu/iap/www/iap04/searchiap/fs-4-23.html

D A V I S
M U S E U M A N D
C U L T U R A L
C E N T E R
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday Mar 27 7pm Collins Cinema
Reconstruction in Afghanistan
Najim Azadzoi, Dr. Connie Chow, Amnesty International USA; Dr. Westy Egmont, International Institute of Boston; Joung-ah Paula Ghedini, U.N. High Commission for
Refugees, former government official in Afghanistan will discuss international policy on repatriation, economic and human rights challenges facing refugees, and the
impact of repatriation and rebuilding in Afghanistan.

http://www.wellesley.edu/DavisMuseum/whatsnew/pdf/FS%20ElecPress%20Release.pdf

University of Massachusetts
Boston, USA
College of Public and Community Service
Notes on Keynote speakers
Najim Azadzoi founded Azad Architects in 1993. Received his Master’s degree in Architecture from MIT
in 1984 and his Bachelor degree in Architecture from Kabul University in 1979

http://www.rebuilding.umb.edu/rsci/Keynote_speaker_notes.pdf

Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus
Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

A panel discussion follows featuring Najim Azadzoi, Kamar Habibi, Razia Jan, Wali Shairzay, Tahera Shairzay, Eve Lyman (Afghans for Civil Society), Karen Hirschfeld, Paul
Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Gould and Mary Lou Bigelow, who recently revisited Afghanistan. MIT Professor Reinhard Goethert will moderate.

http://centasia.fas.harvard.edu/hpce_cahl_2003.html

THE HERITAGE OF WAR
Preserving the Cultural and National Heritages of Afghanistan
Organizers: Philip L. Kohl (USA), Rita Wright (USA)
The Plight of Afghanistan’s Cultural Heritage: Picking Up the Pieces
Presenters:
Juliette van Krieken-Pieters:
Najim Azadzoi
Sanjyot Mehendale
Deborah Klimburg-Salter
Pryzbyla

http://ehlt.flinders.edu.au/wac5/Final_prog/program.pdf

Panel on Security-
2004 Harvard International Development Conference April16-18

Friday, April 16 2004 – Sunday, April 18 2004

“Back to the Basics: Restoring Security by Revitalizing Local Communities”
The Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

“Back to Basics in action: Kabul”
Workshop on Sunday 18th, 2004 at the Kennedy School of Government,
Harvard University

Featuring:

Mr. Najim M. Azadzoi AIA, Principal, Azad Architects,
Designers/Planners, Boston, USA
Dr. Michael R. Goe, Animal Scientist, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland
Mr. Earl Kessler, Deputy Executive Director, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Mr. Charles Setchell, Urban Planning and Urban Disaster Mitigation Specialist, USAID, Washington D.C.

Moderated by

Dr. Reinhard K. Goethert, Director, MIT Special Interest Group in Urban
Settlements (SIGUS), Cambridge, USA

http://mailman.mit.edu/pipermail/peace-announce/2004-April/000386.html










Kabul and the National Urban Vision
An International Conference
September 21-24, 2002
Coordinator: N Azadzoi

The Society of Afghan Engineers in the USA
requested His Excellency H. Karzai, President of
the TIS of Afghanistan to organize a Conference.
Organizers: Ministry of Urban Developing and
Housing, Kabul Municipality, Society of Afghan
Engineers, and Japan Society of Civil Engineers

Expatriates discuss Rebuilding
Afghanistan, MIT, Feb. 27, 2002
Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., offered the
Society of Afghan Engineers moral support and
fund raising suggestions at an MIT conference on
rebuilding Afghanistan on Feb. 8. Frank said to
the professional group of 40 Afghan expatriates,
including two alumni of the School of Arch
Hamid Karzai gave the opening
speech at this Conference
Over 300 Professional from
all the world participated
Dean of MIT School of Architecture,
Cong. Barney Frank , N Azadzoi standing
A Housing Workshop in
Lecee Istiqlal, Kabul