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Labor Center Seminar – The State of Labor Movement in Afghanistan, a Volatile Past and a Promising Future

October 3, 201612:00 pm1:00 pm

Nangyalai Attal is one of the United Nations’ Youth Courage Awardees, a Development Fellow with the Asia Foundation and a Fulbright Alumnus. He graduated from Kabul Education University, with a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature, and in M.S. in Human Resources from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He was a Visiting Student Research at UC Berkeley Institute for Research on Labor and Employment where he wrote a paper on the State of Labor Movement in Afghanistan. He worked for the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Kabul where he assisted the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, the National Union of Afghan Workers, and the Afghan Chamber of Commerce in developing a five-year Decent Work Country Program. Attal is current teaching labor relations and collective bargaining at Swiss UMEF University of Afghanistan and is Afghanistan correspondent for the LabourStart. For his service, Attal was awarded by Hamid Karzai, former president of Afghanistan.

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