Lobbying and Advocacy for inclusion of Afghan Diaspora in Development Cooperation


BRD has already engaged in raising awareness of the decision makers on the added value of afghan diaspora in the development cooperation, such both at the government of Sweden such SIDA and the MoFA and other stakeholders such Swedish organizations working in Afghanistan. BRD as part of Swedish civil society had this the privilege of its recent engagement in the consultation of the New Sweden strategy to Afghanistan (220-2024), on its inputs and comment provided to SIDA, FBA both written and in meeting has clearly highlighted the recognition of the added value of Afghan diasporas in humanitarian work and development cooperation and need to include in Sweden upcoming development cooperation strategy for Afghanistan.