CSOs Outreach Workshop Held - Nangarhar

 

Afghanistan’s Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (AEITI) secretariat conducted two-day outreach program with the financial support of GIZ for CSOs in Nangarhar province on 28th and 29th of January 2020. This workshop was to increase public awareness of the civil society members in the extractive and mining sector grab their support on community based monitoring and encourage civil societies active engagement on mining and extractive oversight and controlling.

this workshop participants were briefed on various significant issues such as the EITI standards and its requirements, Afghanistan’s progress in implementing the EITI standards, AEITI info-graphics, transparency portal, social monitoring of mines, environmental impacts and community engagement on the mining sector and ultimately participants feedback, suggestion and recommendation through focus groups sessions were main topics of the workshop agenda matters.

Total 44 participants of civil society both from center and districts of the Nangarhar province were gathered in this workshop, this workshop is the 3nd workshop planed in 2019 work plan which delayed because of budget constraints and move of the AEITI responsibilities from MoF to MoMP .