National Action Plans Schedule

 National Action Plan-2 Implementation Schedule
No Commitments and milestone activities with verifiable deliverables Implementing Agency 2020 2021
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Governance & Financial Management Working Group
1. Develop Electronic System for Revenue Collection of Five Municipalities (Metropolitan Cities: Mazar, Herat, Kandahar, Jalalabad and Kabul)
1 Budget, manpower and data gathering for system IDLG & Kabul Municipality
2 Analyze, design and develop the system
3 Pilot the system in five major cities and conduct municipalities staff training
4 Implement the system in five metropolitan cities (as mentioned in the title)
5 Public awareness on system usage of system in five major cities
6 Present monthly and quarterly reports
2. Increase public participation in preparation of national budgeting process
1 Prepare guidelines for public participation in preparation of national budgeting process. MoF
2 Conducting two consultative meetings with civil society organizations to gather and incorporate their ideas for enrichment of public participation guidelines in the budgeting process.
3 Finalizing the guidelines.
4 Implement guidelines for public participation in preparation of national budgeting process in 15 provinces for the year 2021
5 Provide necessary facilities against the righteous demands of relevant CSOs and others who are interested.
6 Implement guidelines for public participation in preparation of national budgeting process in 30 provinces for the year 2022
3. Increase Public Participation in Budgeting Process of Municipalities
1 Drafting guidelines for public participation in municipal budgeting process IDLG & Kabul Municipality
2 Convening two consultative meetings with civil society organizations to gather and incorporate their ideas for enrichment of public participation guidelines in budgeting process.
3 Finalizing the guidelines.
4 Implementing public participation guidelines in the budgeting process of 15 municipalities of cities in the provinces to ensure public participation in the preparation of budget for the year 2021.
5 Conduct a survey to evaluate the outcome of public participation in budget implementation and public satisfaction in 15 cities.
6 Implementing the public participation guideline in 34 provinces of Afghanistan. ( Each province one municipality)

4. Revision of local governance law in partnership with civil society organizations
1 Establishing commission to draft layout for the revision of local governance law by IDLG in participation with CSOs IDLG
2 Draft layout for the revision of local governance law by commission in participation with CSOs, experts and relevant offices
3 Publicize the first layout of legislative document to collect public opinions and incorporate them into the draft law.
4 Convene two consultative meetings in partnership with CSOs, government authorities and relevant offices to collect and incorporate public opinions into draft of revised law by IDLG





5 The draft law scrutinized at ministry of justice in partnership with relevant CSOs and experts
6 Present the final draft to legislative committee of the cabinet of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for their comments and approval.
7 Submission of the final version of the law to the cabinet of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for approval
8 Approval of the revised version of the law at parliament
9 Approval, publication and enforcement of the law










5. Develop inspectable electronic system to receive and address complaints in local government
1 Requirements gathering to develop online system IDLG
2 Preparing necessary procedures for the development of system
3 Design and develop Information System
4 Provide training to staff on how to use the system and make it accessible to general public
5 Public awareness on newly introduced online system and implementation of system in 4 major cities of Afghanistan
6. Establishment of Women Grand Council
1 Preparing the draft of presidential decree to establish women grand council by the key stakeholders of women empowerment Office of the chief of staff to the president
2 Presidential decree on the establishment of women grand council.
3 Creating a joint mechanism for the selection of civil society organizations to get membership in the women grand council and clarifying the authorities of the three separate bodies into this council: Gender and Women"s Affairs Committee of the Cabinet, High Commission on Elimination of Violence against Women, and the Grand Council for Women.
4 Approval of mechanism by the president or women affairs committee of cabinet
5 Identify women empowerment’s key stakeholders to get membership in women grand council.
6 In order for membership of civil society organizations and monitoring role of international organizations in the High Commission on Elimination of Violence Against Women. Member’s combination of commission will be revised. In case that high-ranking government official are not cooperating in the implementation of commission’s interest the subject matter will be referred to women grand council
7 Public awareness about the establishment of women grand council
7. National Plan on Women Empowerment
1 Establishing a joint committee of ministry of women and CSOs for National Women Empowerment Plan MoWA
2 Identifying the challenges, risks, and vulnerabilities in implementation of women plans, policies, procedures, and laws related to women empowerment
3 Prepare draft of five-year women empowerment plan (budget, implementation and monitoring) and its yearly breakdown
4 Identifying indicators and expected results of plan implementation (quarterly and annually).
5 Approval of plan in the gender committee of cabinet and cabinet of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
6 Monitoring and evaluation of implementation of plan based on indicators and expected results (quarterly and annually) and publishing of its report.
Rule of Law Working Group
8. Develop open justice mechanism to ensure access to information and accelerate/expedite attention to administrative corruption cases of government officials and higher officials
1 Establish joint committee of governmental agencies (General Attorney Office, Supreme Court, and Access to Information Commission) and CSOs to prepare access to information procedures in justice and judicial sector Supreme Court & Attorney General Office
2 Draft access to information procedure in judicial and justice sector by joint committee
3 Publicize the preliminary draft of procedure in justice and judicial sector to collect public opinions and incorporate them into draft by Attorney General Office and Supreme Court
4 Convene two consultative meetings with government officials, CSOs and relevant authorities to gather opinions and incorporate them into the draft procedure by Attorney General Office and Supreme Court
5 Approval of procedure
6 Launching and equipping information sharing units within Supreme Court and Attorney General Office.
7 Implement the procedure and publicize the report according to access to information law
8 Monitor the predefined subject matters in Criminal Procedure Code for boosting attention to administrative corruption cases of government officials and higher officials and publish the report according to access to information law
9. Ensuring transparency in recruitment of attorneys through revision and implementation of law on structure and authority of attorney general office with CSOs’ monitoring
1 Establish a prominent committee to draft the layout for the revision of law in partnership with CSO Attorney General Office
2 Draft the law revision layout as per international experiences to ensure transparency in personal affairs of attorneys from competent commission in partnership with CSOs and experts
3 Publicize first draft of layout of legislative document on Attorney General’s websites to collect expert opinions
4 Convene two consultative meetings in participation with government organizations, CSOs and relevant offices to collect and incorporate the expert opinions into the law revision layout draft
5 Finalize the draft by the executive committee of legislative department, ministry of Justice in partnership with CSOs and experts.
6 Present the final draft to judicial committee of the cabinet for revision and approval
7 Present the final version to the cabinet for revision and approval
8 Approval of law revision layout in the Parliament
9 Signatory of president, publication and enforcement of law
10 Develop and finalize a recruitment procedure of attorneys based on the revised law on structure and authority of attorney general office in partnership with CSOs
10. Establishment of Commission on Combat against Administrative Corruption with Pervasive Participation of Civil Society Organizations
1 Develop a merit-based and gender balanced procedure for entrants/contenders so as they could gain membership in the commission through an independent contest and predefined lawful mechanisms. IARCSC
2 Announce list of entrants/contenders through IARCSC to collect public opinions and scrutinize the candidates’ reputation in line with law
3 Transparent review of at least 15 short-listed contenders by the IARCSC according to fiats of law on combat administrative corruption
4 Appointment of five-member commission by the president from the list of 15 nominees
5 Provision of budget and equipment for commission on combat against administrative corruption
6 Resolute support from the political leadership to commission considering the execution of commission’s recommendations to office of the President
11. Draft and process legislative document (framework) on beneficial ownership
1 Form a mixed commission to draft legislative document (framework) on beneficial ownership by Ministry of Industry and Commerce in partnership with CSOs Ministry of Industry and Commerce
2 Draft legislative document on beneficial ownership by the commission in participation with CSOs, experts and relevant authorities.
3 Publicize the first draft of legislative document on beneficial ownership to collect and incorporate the expert opinions through ministry of industry and commerce’s website
4 Convene two consultative meetings in partnership with CSOs, government authorities and relevant organizations to collect and incorporate their opinions into the draft by ministry of industry and commerce
5 Finalize the legislative document on beneficial ownership in executive committee of legislation department, ministry of justice in participation with CSOs, experts and relevant organizations
6 Present the final draft to legislative committee in the cabinet of I.R.A for recommendations and approval
7 Present the final version of law to the cabinet of I.R.A for approval
8 Processing of legislative document on beneficial ownership
9 Signatory, publication, and enforcement of legislative document on beneficial ownership
12. Preparing transparent and justly appointments and promotions policy for officers and sergeants thru civil society organizations monitoring.
1 Form a joint committee of ministry of interior and CSOs to prepare the appointments and promotions policy for officers and sergeants thru civil society organizations monitoring. MoI
2 Draft the policy layout by the committee
3 Publicize the first draft of policy on MoI website for public review
4 Convene two consultative meetings in participation with government officials, CSOs and International organizations to incorporate their views into draft policy
5 Finalize the policy by the committee and approval by the MoI
6 Prepare and finalize an action plan to facilitate the implementation of policy by the committee
7 Implement and execute the policy with continuous monitoring of CSOs
13. Develop an online portal to follow-up the processing of legislative documents
1 Coordination with concerned offices to develop the platform and gather data for budget and manpower MoJ & National Directorate of Statistics and Information
2 Recruitment of specialized manpower to develop and administer the online system. (Contract agreement in case of outsourcing)
3 Conduct requirement gathering analysis for the online platform and analyze the outcome for development of platform
4 Design and develop the system (online portal)
5 Pilot the platform, organize trainings for relevant staff and handover the platform to concerned offices (Ministry of justice, State ministry in parliamentary affairs, Parliament )
6 Organize public awareness campaign (Seminars, TV ads) by Ministry of Justice
7 Full implementation of system and report to public
Human Resources Development Working Group
14. Developing and implementing a quality improvement framework for civil society and citizen-led monitoring of services provided at public and private health centers
1 Form a joint working group of experts from MoPH and CSOs to prepare the framework MoPH
2 Draft ToR for joint working group
3 Draft the frame work (minimal standards) by joint working group
4 Convene a consultative meeting with CSOs to collect and incorporate the opinions into framework
5 Finalize the framework and approval by ministry
6 Implement the first round of monitoring in partnership with CSOs in 20 health centers in five major cities as per the framework to identify the problems and recommend constructive changes
7 Implement the second round of monitoring in partnership with CSOs in 20 health centers in five major cities as per the framework to identify the problems and recommend constructive changes
8 Implement the third round of monitoring in partnership with CSOs in 20 health centers in five major cities as per the framework to identify the problems and recommend constructive changes
9 Implement the fourth round of monitoring in partnership with CSOs in 20 health centers in five major cities as per the framework to identify the problems and recommend constructive changes
10 Prepare a comprehensive report from the entire process, present specific recommendations for continuous health care quality improvement and identify the challenges in the implementation process and publicize the findings through website
15. Prepare monitoring framework for medicine retailers and wholesalers to stack up expired medicine in partnership with CSOs
1 Form a joint working committee of experts from ministry of public health and CSOs to prepare and finalize a monitoring checklist for pharmacies, medicine stocks and develop a database for continual scrutiny and follow up of pharmacies and stocks whose monitoring is completed. MoPH
2 Monitoring of stock of 15 wholesale stocks and 30 pharmacies in one quarter also the collection and dumping of expired medicines as well as monitoring of standard conditions for storing temperature-sensitive medicines at the pharmaceutical market in Kabul.
3 Monitoring of stock of 15 wholesale stocks and 30 pharmacies in one quarter also the collection and dumping of expired medicines as well as monitoring of standard conditions for storing temperature-sensitive medicines at the pharmaceutical market in Herat
4 Monitoring of stock of 15 wholesale stocks and 30 pharmacies in one quarter also the collection and dumping of expired medicines as well as monitoring of standard conditions for storing temperature-sensitive medicines at the pharmaceutical market in Nangarhar
5 Monitoring of stock of 15 wholesale stocks and 30 pharmacies in one quarter also the collection and dumping of expired medicines as well as monitoring of standard conditions for storing temperature-sensitive medicines at the pharmaceutical market in Kandahar.
6 Monitoring of stock of 15 wholesale stocks and 30 pharmacies in one quarter also the collection and dumping of expired medicines as well as monitoring of standard conditions for storing temperature-sensitive medicines at the pharmaceutical market in Balkh
7 Prepare a comprehensive report; present specific recommendations for continuous monitoring, present challenges /lessons learned of performed monitoring and share findings with public through photos, video and statistics.


16. Review and develop curriculum in partnership with curriculum development specialists, academia, researchers, CSOs, international experts, public and private sectors to comply with Afghanistan’s workforce market
1 Form joint committee of curriculum development specialists, academia, researchers, CSOs, international experts, public and private sectors to coordinate on curriculum of higher education MoHE
2 Prepare curriculum revision operational plan (by the joint committee )for the year 2020
3 Review and develop curriculum for 20 fields (Majors) through national plan of curriculum revision and development for the year 2020
4 Prepare curriculum revision operational plan (by the joint committee) for the year 2021
5 Review and develop curriculum for 10 fields (Majors) through national plan of curriculum revision and development for the year 2021
6 Disseminate and publish the report of curriculum revision and development
17. Invigorate/Strengthen Role of Public and Civil Society in the Monitoring of Education
1 Developing an action plan in order to create a mechanism to strengthen role of public and civil society in the monitoring of education. MoE
2 Form a joint committee of education ministry representatives and CSOs to develop a mechanism to strengthen role of public and civil society in the monitoring of education.
3 Preparing a draft mechanism to develop parents’ council and strengthen schools administrative councils by joint committee
4 Sharing the draft mechanism with the public through ministry of education website and social media to collect opinions and incorporate them into the draft
5 Convene consultative meeting with parents, education experts, and CSOs to collect and incorporate their ideas into draft
6 Pilot implementation of the mechanism in 8 zones of Afghanistan; in every zone two schools: one male one female



7 Finalizing the draft by joint committee and signatory by minister of education


18. Reform and strengthen the EMIS
1 Form a joint committee between of ministry of education, national directorate of statistics & information and independent administrative reform and civil service commission develop the system MoE & National Directorate of statistics and information
2 Prepare an action plan to strengthen and build the system
3 Requirement gathering and analysis of system
4 Develop the EMIS to be compatible with Open Data disclosure principles
5 Pilot phase of EMIS in Kabul and Herat
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