Afghanistan – the long road to trust and reconciliation – Reliefweb

Germany and Qatar recently invited 60 representatives of Afghan society to a two‑day event to discuss their country’s future – a first step that gives grounds for hope.

As a friend to Afghanistan, Germany has supported the efforts to achieve peace in the country for many years. After 40 years of almost constant violence, the main prerequisites for peace are a willingness to engage in dialogue and a certain level of trust across deep divides.

With the aim of building confidence between the various parties to the conflict and groups, Germany and Qatar co-hosted an intra-Afghan dialogue conference in Doha last weekend (7 and 8 July), where over 60 Afghans met to discuss an end to the conflict and the … Read More on Reliefweb