Afghanistan’s peace process to date has been incomplete as the basis on which to negotiate sustainable peace. This state of incompleteness is the result of the decision at the highest levels to exclude the Government of Afghanistan and the apparent inability and/or unwillingness of all non-government actors, including the many NGOs, to organize themselves and speak in unity and demand inclusion and full participation in the peace process.
This document is third in a series of communiqués compiled by APPRO as the Secretariat of National Advocacy Committee for Public Policy based on proceedings from a series of Open Forums for Peace. The latest open forum was held virtually on July 13, 2020. The contents of this communiqué are based on an analysis of the contributions from four panelists and the available information from secondary sources.