Peacebuilding in Information Technology Age in Afghanistan: E-Solha

Abstract

Violence is the greatest challenge for Afghanistan in particular and the world in general. Both Afghan government and people want to promote peace and tranquility which could be possible with the tools offered by information communication technology (ICT). This study proposes an ICT solution for peace building and conflict mitigation namely “e-Solha”. The purpose of this system is to promote brotherhood, unity and trust amongst Afghan masses. The prominent features of e-Solha includes: (i) information sharing procedure; (ii) platform for humanitarian community; (iii) wider collaboration between various organization; (iv) policy-oriented environment for conflict prevention and peace operation;(v) e-dialogue for peace;(vi) foresee potential capacity etc. Moreover, this system society could facilitate customized portal for sharing information such as news, books, maps, magazines, print media, radio and video, articles etc. The encouragement of using social media as a tool for enhance peace, conflict prevention among people, violence prevention etc. This system will appeal users by providing services with better quality across the society. This environment enables people to extend unity and peace building relationships among the people and role of social media about Peacebuilding as national and international across the world. So, e-Solha will accelerate the peace environment with efficiently and smoothly to remote area in Afghanistan.



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Mohammad Hanif Gharanai, Kobe Institute of Computing, Japan
Samiullah Paracha, Kobe Institute of Computing, Japan

Paper Information
Conference: EuroMedia2015
Stream: Digital Media and Use of New Technology in Newsgathering

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