Policy Advocacy and Lobbying

As per the mandate of the organization, BRD will be  engaged in policy advocacy both in Sweden and EU level for promoting human rights, inclusive development and peace in Afghanistan, including the concerns, issues related to the Afghan refugees and migrants in Sweden. BRD well also lobby for more resources to address the real needs and priorities of Afghan people as improvement of the situation of human rights and development, using various approaches and actions.Since the startup, BRD has been actively participated  in the civil society consultation process for the new 4 years strategy (2020-2024)  for Afghanistan by the government of Sweden, organized by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and Folk Benedetti Akademy (FBA). BRD has provided its key inputs from the organization prospective in Afghanistan.BRD will soon join the CONCOD Advocacy Platform through which BRD will have access to the European Union. BRD is also engaged in advocacy and lobbying in Geneva, recently we have been engaged with ISHR and other key players for providing civil society prospective in the criteria and activities for the recruiting special reporter on Human Rights Defender. 


Awareness and Information Dissemination

The purpose of the program is raising awareness on the situation of human rights and development in Afghanistan and disseminate information on the culture and value of afghan society among the afghans the relevant, institutions , organisation and migrants and  refugees in Sweden for to increase knowledge and awareness on the situation, the needs and priorities of Afghan in Swedish society, institutions,  civil society, Afghan refugees and migrant to generate more support for improving the situation in Afghanistan and encourage the attention of relevant institutions for support to address the priority needs of afghan population; 

Activities and Approach : BRD as rights-based organization and part of Swedish civil society will continue to be engaged and aware ness raising on the situation of human right and development in Afghanistan, through improved communication using its social media platforms, organization events and information sharing through participation in the relevant meeting, seminars and conference both in Sweden and EU in order to generate more support for improving human rights and development in Afghanistan.BRD has completed a comprehensive communication strategy and developed and action for outreaching to a broader audience. Effective communication with key actors and donors will facilitate better relation with BRD existing donor and partners within EU and can also create new opportunities for partnership and collaborations. Through building relation, linkages and contacts with the relevant inatituitions, civil society, influential politician, diasporas, will help for wider reach and dissemination of our massage and information which will facilitate full understanding among the target audience.