Lessons In Peace

The Lessons In Peace discussion series examines past peace negotiations from around the world. As talks in Doha continue, we look to historic peace processes to provide context and insight into creating a durable peace in Afghanistan

Episode 1: Colombia

Oct 15, 2020 | Hosted in partnership with the United States Institute of Peace

Watch experts on Colombia’s Havana Process weigh in on how to successfully negotiate & craft a deal that can lead to lasting peace and security. Hosted in partnership with the United States Institute of Peace.

“For true peace, trust needs to be built up, and the whole of society needs to be involved.”

— Ambassador Roya Rahmani

Episode 2: Lebanon

Nov 25, 2020 | Hosted in partnership with the Atlantic Council

The Lessons in Peace series continues with a conversation from experts about what the 1989 Lebanese Ta’if Agreement can teach us about the ongoing Afghan peace process. 

“We have been working to build up peace on multiple fronts for 20 years– from building up our democratic institutions to promoting economic development to increasing access to health and education.”

— Ambassador Roya Rahmani

Episode 3: El Salvador

Dec 9, 2020 | Hosted in partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies

The Lessons in Peace series next examines the El Salvadorian peace process, specifically looking at what their experience can teach Afghanistan.

“Post-peace plans need to be centered on a shared vision for development. A holistic approach is needed where peace is achieved by focusing on the state, the market, and peacebuilding all together.”

— Ambassador Roya Rahmani

Coming Soon:

Episode 4: Liberia

To Be Announced | Hosted in partnership with the Brookings Institute
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