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In July 2013, the US announced the establishment of a two-year id="mce_marker"75 million bilateral incentive fund to encourage Afghan progress in the five TMAF areas: elections, rule of law and human rights, public and commercial finance, state budget and sub-national governance, and economic development.
The disbursement of an additional id="mce_marker"5 million remains contingent upon the government's fulfillment of its commitments to specific actions agreed under TMAF to spur inclusive economic growth and sustained development.
Both sides renewed their vows to cling to the TMAF
-- a mechanism aimed to ensure transparent aid utilisation and the economic growth of Afghanistan.
KABUL (PAN): The Senior Officials' Meeting on the Tokyo Mutual Accountability Framework (TMAF) in Kabul on Wednesday noted the vital need for a continued commitment of the Afghan government to safeguard human rights, including women's rights.
Today's meeting serves as a follow-up mechanism for the Tokyo Mutual Accountability Framework (TMAF), the main outcome of the Tokyo Conference (July 2012).
Representatives of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan emphasized their continued resolve to fulfill commitments made by the Government under TMAF. The international community also reiterated its pledge to continue to support Afghanistan through transition and the transformation decade and reaffirmed its Tokyo commitment of providing USid="mce_marker"6 billion US dollars through 2015, and sustaining support, through 2017, at or near levels of the past decade.
Afghanistan has made progress in a number of areas under the TMAF. A comprehensive timeline and a detailed operational plan for the Presidential elections have been prepared as well as arrangements for top up voter registration.
The International community congratulated the Afghan government on its impressive performance on budget transparency, resulting in Afghanistan moving from a score of 21% in 2010 on the Open Budget Index to 59% in 2012, exceeding the TMAF target.
Participants acknowledged that the International community had made progress in delivering its commitments under TMAF. Participants expressed the need for the international community and the Afghan Government to make greater efforts to progress against aid effectiveness commitments, and the 50 percent on budget and 80 percent alignment targets as per TMAF.
UNAMA and UN Women - the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women - called on international donors to support the Afghan government in meeting its Tokyo Mutual Accountability Framework (TMAF) commitments it held out to the international community in July 2012.
The government has agreed to the TMAF that calls for improving "access to justice for all, in particular women, by ensuring that the Constitution and other fundamental laws are enforced expeditiously, fairly and transparently," and ensuring "that women can fully enjoy their economic, social, civil, political and cultural rights"