Meeting of the Advisory and Coordination Board of Civil Society Organizations for Peace

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Wed, Jan 06 2021 12:35 PM
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The meeting of the Advisory and Coordination Board of Civil Society Organizations for Peace was held at the State Ministry for Peace (SMP) with the presence of Dr. Alema, Deputy Minister of Human Rights and Civil Society Organizations, Ms. Laila Jafari, Director of Civil Society Organizations, and with the participation of the members of the Advisory and Coordination Board of Civil Society Organizations.

At the beginning of the meeting, Ms. Laila Jafari, referring to the background of the creation of the board, said that the purpose of this board is to promote the peace process and bring the voice of the people to the officials of the peace process.

She spoke about the board's functions, saying that the board members had attended several meetings and had expressed their views on important issues regarding the peace process.

After that, the members of the Advisory and Coordination Board of Civil Society Organizations presented their views and suggestions about the Board.

The members of the Advisory and Coordination Board of Civil Society Organizations called for greater coordination between the members of the Board with the State Ministry for Peace, and also suggested that the number of the meetings should be increased and organized on a planning basis.

They also stressed the need to implement the board's work mechanism to continue its work, and said that the position of civil society organizations should be acknowledged in the negotiations agenda.

The board members considered the creation of the board as a ground for the cohesion of civil society organizations and said that the work of this board will be more effective and better with strengthening coordination.

The board members also emphasized the need for the board to work on important content issues, including war victims, women's rights, minorities, youth and others.

Dr. Alema, Deputy Minister of Human Rights and Civil Society Organizations of the State Ministry for Peace, thanked the participants and said that the board has a facilitating role and has been created as a bridge between the people, the State Ministry for Peace and the negotiation team.

She said that the members of the advisory board should have specific plans related to the issues to be discussed at the negotiation table, so that they can express their views on these issues and share the demands of the people with the negotiation team.

Dr. Alema added that the advisory board, besides the issues concerning the negotiations, should also has specific plans for the post-negotiation stages.

She emphasized that the practical work of the advisory and coordination board of civil society organizations should begin and the work plan of the board should be finalized.

Dr. Alema called on the members of the board to involve the voice of the people in the peace process and it never should be stopped.

She also promised that the State Ministry for Peace will work as a facilitator of the board activities and this cooperation would be enduring.

Mr. Rahim Jami, the facilitator of the board, concluded the meeting and thanked the SMP for facilitating the establishment of the Advisory and Coordination Board of Civil Society Organizations. He said that the next meeting would work on reviewing and modifying the board's working mechanism and will share the result with all board members.

The Advisory and Coordination Board of Civil Society Organizations was established last year with the participation of 72 groups’ of civil society organizations.

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