- 4 December 2014
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Allow me to highlight four areas for consideration [vis a vis Afghanistan's development]:
First, we must focus on inclusive economic participation….
Second, we must accelerate human resource capacity creation from early childhood to tertiary education, including in particular, market-relevant skills development and vocational training….
Third, women’s participation in society is vital to ensure an improved quality of life….
Fourth, we recognise the importance of regional cooperation and trade. This requires stabilising Afghanistan’s frontiers….