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Afghanistan Economic & Legal Studies Organization


The Silk Road Station is a project of AELSO for producing of online radio programs for promotion and education of free society values.

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Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is the lead libertarian think tank of

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Liberty Club

Afghanistan is a country that is experiencing war and violence since years and still is in a state of unrest.

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Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) considers compiling various books and updated academic materials from

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Islam & Liberty

One of the biggest projects of the Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is to launch

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Equality for all Afghans

The Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) team are working with legislative departments such as

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The Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is an independent think-tank based in Afghanistan and registered as a non-profit and non-political non-governmental organization with the Ministry of Economy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on December 10, 2009 (Registration Number 1532).

The mission of AELSO is to promote the values of individual freedom and of the responsibility of civil society for the creation and sustenance of the institutions of limited government, the rule of law, and the other institutional foundations of a free society. That includes strengthening the institutions of the free-market economy, such as clear definition of, and respect, for property, and promotion of freedom of expression, toleration, human rights, and civil peace.

"Advancing the Ideas for a Peaceful and Prosperous Afghanistan"

Upcoming Events

  • Freedom Champions Award 2021

    Are you a human rights and freedom activist and have you made significant achievements in this regard? If your answer to the above question is yes, then you can nominate yourself for the “Freedom Champions Award 2021 “.   This award is given annually by the White Assembly and the Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies

  • Youth Academic Seminar for Enlightenment

    Following the series of academic and educational programs of the Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization, this time the Youth Academic Seminar for Enlightenment will be held in Kabul province for two days with the participation of the youth of the central zone (Kabul, Parwan, Panjshir, Kapisa & Maidan Wardak), this seminar is going to

  • Youth Symposium for Peace & Tolerance – Parwan & Panjshir Provinces

    Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is proud to present a series of discussions on the topics of democracy, peace and tolerance under the title of “Youth Symposium for Peace & Tolerance” in partnership with number of prestigious national and international organizations as well as Think Tanks in multiple cities of Afghanistan. In the


Latest News

  • Afghanistan Economic Outlook | November 2021

    Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is proud to continue publishing its economic newsletter (Afghanistan Economic Outlook) with a different approach for reflecting most important & the latest economic events in Afghanistan. Through this newsletter which is being designed in three languages (Pashto, Dari & English), you will get an overall image of Afghanistan’s

  • One Day Before the Collapse of Afghanistan; the National Youth Conference 2021 was Successfully Organized

    National Youth Conference 2021, in continuation the initiatives of the White Assembly and in cooperation with the Deputy Minister of Youth Affairs, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO), RANA University, Azem Publications and other leading national and International organizations with the presence of more than 400 elite youth from all over the

  • AELSO’s statement in regards to continuing its activities

    Over the past two decades, the Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) has been voluntarily contributing to promoting human values and institutionalizing the compatibility of these values with Islamic values as well as Afghanistan’s economic growth. These activities were aimed at mutual acceptance, pluralism, enlightenment and the fight against corruption, in the form of



  • Wage & Price Controls in The Ancient World

    Wage and Price Controls in the Ancient World From the earliest times, from the very inception of organized government, rulers and their officials have attempted, with varying degrees of success, to “control” their economies. The notion that there is a “just” or “fair” price for a certain commodity, a price which can and ought to

  • Price Fixing in Ancient Rome

    Price Fixing in Ancient Rome  As might be expected, the Roman Republic was not to be spared a good many ventures into control of the economy by the government. One of the most famous of the Republican statutes was the Law of the Twelve Tables (449 B.C.) which, among other things, fixed the maximum rate

  • Postwar Rent Controls

    Postwar Rent Controls The rent that a landlord charges for his accommodation is merely an instance of a price for a commodity, like all other prices for all other commodities. And like all other prices and all other commodities, rents have been a prime target for government restrictions. The postwar experience with rent control has