Peace Symposium

Rise to Peace, in conjunction with the United States Institute of Peace, is presenting a compelling panel on the future of Afghanistan’s political environment on April 25, 2018 from 2:30 to 4:30pm at the United States Institute of Peace. Hear from distinguished experts as they discuss the possibilities and challenges involved in the country’s resolution towards peace and its goal to implement a democratic model by 2020. Is such an endeavor possible? What internal and external geopolitical forces will ultimately, shape Afghanistan’s future? Can talks with the Taliban lead to peace in Afghanistan? Is it possible for the Taliban to become a legitimate and mainstream political force? What role, if any, will the United States play in Afghanistan going forward and what might be some factors for motivation or for avoidance? The panel will discuss these imperatives and more. https://youtu.be/5KTq3I7pK4Y

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https://t.co/bnBmWAwW82 An unprecedented meeting between the Taliban, Afghan officials, and delegates from various political parties and civil society last week has raised hopes for peace, but it must now be followed up by a ceasefire to pave the way to lasting peace in the state

But the path toward sustainable peace can be laid only once a cease-fire is agreed and adhered to by all the parties.

Ahmad Mohibi, a writer & activist is the founder of Rise to Peace. Follow him on Twitter at @ahmadsmohibi. https://t.co/8N92Hwl7Ph

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