A four-day Peace Building workshop organised by the KNU Central Executive Committee successfully concluded yesterday at Lay Wah, in KNU controlled area. More than 80 people including members of the Central Executive Committee, Central Standing Committee as well as District and Brigade Leaders participated at the workshop.
The main objectives and activities of the workshop were to enhance knowledge and understanding of the Peace Process and mechanisms of the framework for political dialogues. Additionally the workshop built understanding of the current Karen political position, and came to agreeable terms and conditions to move in the next step in regards to the ceasefire and peace agreement.
During the first three-days of the workshop, the attendees analysed the current political situation, discussed updates regarding the Peace Process, and reviewed the framework for political dialogue which was drafted by relevant stakeholders. On the fourth day they reviewed the KNU political stand and laid down future activities for next year.
The KNU plans to continue holding further capacity building workshops related to the Peace Process throughout the next year.