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Lao schoolchildren before a poster warning about American bombs (Jerry Redfern)

Legacies of War in Laos

US bombs dropped 40 years ago plague Laos today more

Taking Responsibility for Afghanistan's Future

Asia Society Afghanistan 21 Young Leader Ameen Habibi is hopeful for the future of Afghanistan because of its young people. more

Challenges and Prospects for Afghanistan's Future

Asia Society Afghanistan 21 Young Leader Salma Alokozai cites some of the challenges and prospects facing young Afghans after 2014. more

For Young Afghans, Hope Amid Uncertainty

Freshta Karim argues that despite an uncertain security scenario looming after 2014, the gains of the past 12 years still give young Afghans hope. more

National Unity and Patriotism in Afghanistan

Sadiq Amini lays out four challenges for Afghan youth today, such as the older generation's lack of confidence in their leadership abilities. more

Afghan Youth Are the Present, Not Just the Future

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam underlines the importance of young Afghans to the country's present, not just its future. more

For Afghans, Education Means Empowered Youth

Ahmad Shuja emphasizes the importance of empowerment and education for the younger generation of Afghans. more
Francesco Bandarin, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Culture.

Heritage and Conflict

UNESCO official to present recent cases and discuss ways to improve and extend the protection of cultural heritage. more
Asia Society 21 Afghanistan Young Leader Jamil Danish in Kabul in October 2013.

Young Afghan Leader Says Fair Elections Will Prevent New 'Dark Ages' in His Country

Fresh off an Asia Society forum with his peers, Jamil Danish sees a positive future for Afghanistan if elections in 2014 are legitimate. more

New Ideas and Open Doors in Afghanistan

Asia Society Afghanistan 21 Young Leader Jamil Danish outlines the differing outlooks among three generations of today's Afghans. more