Parwiz

Afghanistan

Mr. Parwiz Kawa is a Founding Member and the Editor-in-Chief of Hashte Subh Daily, the leading and largest independent newspaper in Afghanistan and winner of the International Press Freedom Prize from Reporters Without Borders in 2012. He has worked in local and national media outlets since 1998. Mr. Kawa currently also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Afghanistan New Generation Organization; an advisor and a member of the board of directors of Afghanistan Journalists’ Center; and a founding member and the Chairman of Afghanistan Analysis and Awareness (A3), a civil movement organization and think tank. Mr. Kawa holds a BA in Law and Political Science from Kabul University (2011) and a BA in Education from the Baghlan Teacher Training Center (1996). He is also a poet and novelist and has published two collections of his poetry: “A Night from Exile” and “Two Guns, Two Stones.”