The Conversation Café Gathering was successfully conducted in Kabul province, which is conducted on September 3, 2020, at the Organization of Fast Relief and Development (OFRD) hall 22 participants took part in mentioned event the participants were the representatives of governmental sectors, SCOs, and Community People introduced by the Directorate of Information and culture (DoIC), Directorate of Women Affairs (DoWA), Directorate of Mining and petroleum (DoMP), Directorate of Youth Affairs (DoYA) and other related directorates.
Illustrated the event with the recitation of some Quranic verses and following an introduction speech by OFRD representative. The OFRD representative presented a comprehensive and brief information regarding the mentioned program to the participants, Likewise, having a counter discussion and the curiosity of the participants touched the challenges, solutions, clarifications, and ways to the engagement of people to increase people’s awareness and advocacy initiatives regarding mining In the session, there were open dialogues among the participants, the converse over among the participants made the discussion more remarkable and valuable. Participants have given better concepts and views on different rights of people and how much people know about their rights according to the rule of law related to mining extraction.
The programs also included group work sessions, participants worked in groups discussing key recommendations on how to increase people’s awareness about their rights to live in a safe environment, what advocacy initiatives need to strengthen, and what steps the government shall take to support each other in making things better.