In cooperation with the Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organization (APPRO) and Mediothek Afghanistan, FES has started to organize reoccurring sub-national peace forums in several regional nodes as well as one national forum for peace in Kabul.
The Project "Reaching out for Peace" will engage Afghans “where they are” to identify local and provincial impediments to peace in open dialogues on community-based conflict resolution and transformation. Consistent with experiences of Track 2 and Track 3 in other contexts, events under this project at the sub-national and national levels will create spaces and opportunities for multiple stakeholders to share experiences of conflict and search for a vision of sustainable peace in their immediate communities as well as at the national level. The outcomes of this project will reflect the ideas and perspectives of citizens at the sub-national and national levels regarding the needs for an inclusive and comprehensive peace process and the long-term stability needs in Afghanistan.
By #ReachingOutForPeace, we want to