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Peace Caravan, Laghman and Parwan

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Strengthening culture of coexistence and understanding
2nd- 4th of December, 2008
Peace Caravan of Mediothek is a signature program of Mediothek Afghanistan, which brings residents, elders, influential people, scholars, students and members civil society of different provinces of Afghanistan together to discus important issues, such social cohesion, social unity, promotion of culture of tolerance and non-violence, culture understand, fighting violence and it also provides opportunity for learning from each others experiences and learned lessons.
On the 1st of December of 2008 Community Center Nangarhar organized a two-day Peace Caravan trip from the eastern province of Lagham to the central province of Parwan.
Representative of provincial council of Lagham province, elders, journalists, tribal leaders, women representatives of civil society institutions, artists and citizens were among the travelers.
The trip concluded after two busy days of meeting, visits and discussion with a wide spectrum of society in Parwan province.
The main objectives of the two days program included:

  • Joint work for strengthening peace, security efforts, and bringing stability to the country…
  • Combating violence and promoting culture of peace…
  • Strengthening peace through development of social and cultural and peace related programs…
  • Bringing national collaboration and strengthening provincial dialogues…
  • Introducing people of two different provinces with the cultural values, ways of thinking, customs… of each other and establishing continues relations…
  • Clarifying the significance and effectiveness of joint efforts for bringing peace, and security, and establishing coexistence and elimination of violence…
  • And, widely spreading the message of participants through local, national and international media…

The program was supported by ded