Background

On October 4th -5th , the European Union and the government of Afghanistan will co-host the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan .This is an open competition for all Afghan Civil Society activists and advocates throughout the country interested in representing Afghan Civil Society in the conference.
 

Since May 2016, the Civil Society Working Committee (SCWC), composed by a group of NGOs, networks and Civil Society umbrella organizations, is working in close collaboration with the British and Irish Group for Afghanistan (BAAG) to:

Enable an Afghan delegation of 10 Civil Society representatives to the BCA
Develop the Afghan Civil Society’s position paper at the BCA
Enhance Afghan civil society’s advocacy efforts and interactions with the Nation Unity Government and the international community after the BCA.

Selection process

Ten representatives will be selected. To ensure transparency, the selection jury will be assigned by the Civil Society Working Committee and composed of representatives from the Civil Society. The Jury will be observed by two additional independent bodies: United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC).
 

Organizations part of the CSWC: ACBAR, ACSFo, ANCB, AWN, BARAN, CSCC, CCD, CSHRN, CSJWG, SDO, SWABAC, TEFA, and TLO

Observers: UNAMA and AIHRC
Secretariat/Facilitator: BAAG

 

Phone Contact: +93 799350748

 

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