Kapisa’s community leaders call for peace in UN-backed radio programme – Reliefweb

MAHMUD RAQI – In the central region of Afghanistan, the United Nations is continuing an initiative to leverage the power of local communities to work together toward resolving conflict peacefully.

During a special radio programme broadcast in and around the Kapisa’s capital city, religious scholars, women’s rights activists and other community leaders spoke about the personal impact of the conflict on their lives and the important role communities can play to address that conflict.

Those interviewed for the programme agreed that the province’s conflict is driven by a wide variety of complex and interrelated factors, and many concluded that the solutions will take time, resources and courage.

Qazai Abdul Waris Rohani, the head of the provincial Conflict Resolution Commission, spoke during the programme about several encouraging examples of local conflicts that have …. Read More on Reliefweb