Letters and visits to politicians and media

Organisation: 
Wahdatouna Khalasouna Gathering (WKG)
Type of Organisation: 
Collective
Launched in: 
2008
Description: 
In 2008, Wahdatouna Khalasouna Gathering produced six statements, sent to politicians? hotel rooms in Doha where the National Dialogue was taking place (i.e. Dialogue between all major Lebanese political parties following political deadlock and a two-weeks armed conflict between Lebanese militias in the streets of Beirut and Mount Lebanon). The statements emphasized politicians? responsibility to find an agreement to avoid civil conflict. A code of conduct prepared by Wahdatouna Khalasouna Gathering was signed by the political parties, and a paper to protect civil peace in the parliament library, signed by over 45 association and organization was published. Today, Wahdatouna Khalasouna Gathering campaigns and pushes to integrate civil peace as a priority in ministerial statements.
Resources: 
http://www.wahdatouna.org/ar/
Overall Objective: 
Justice and Non-Recurrence
Initiative's Approach: 
Disarmament and Demobilisation
Target Group: 
Political Parties
Geographic Area: 
Nationwide
Status: 
Completed