Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Peace efforts in Afghanistan hindered by lack of international support

A study by the Canadian Council for International Cooperation has found that peace efforts in Afghanistan are disconnected from one another and lack much-needed support from the international community, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported Tuesday, citing The Canadian Press.

Based on 58 interviews of diplomats, NGOs, Afghan officials and community leaders, the study calls on the Canadian government to encourage the international community and Afghan government to better coordinate and improve the existing peace initiatives in the short term, while continuing sustained commitment to projects that support civil society, women’s groups, and opposition groups.

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