Sunday, December 19: Global Day of Listening to Afghans

Inspired by the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers and Afghans For Peace, this GLOBAL DAY of LISTENING will allow everyone to listen to the stories told by the Afghan People of what it is like to live now in Afghanistan.

Anyone interested in talking with those gathered in Kabul and Bamiyan may now request a time to speak during this Day of Listening.  You may listen at any time via conference call-in or Skype (see details below).

The Purpose of the day-long teleconference is for LISTENING:

1. To the PEOPLE : to ordinary Afghans, to ordinary internationals, including others from war-torn countries, and to world public opinion.

2. To the PAIN (anger, grief, disappointment) of the people :

– the world’s public whose opinion is swinging against the Afghan War

– the pro-war people who have their concerns, with the understanding that most Afghans are now anti-war.

3. To the People’s Afghanistan December Review

–The Afghan people know the expected military outcome of the Obama administration’s Afghanistan December Review.

–Afghans want those willing to LISTEN to hear the Afghan People’s Review.

All times are for Afghanistan:

All times are yet subject to change – Please check back periodically.


Global Day of Listening – Teleconference Details

Conference Call-in numbers and the Skype service will be connected in order to make this conversation accessible around the globe.

Most of the Conference Call will follow a 45-minute / 15-minute format.  The first 45 minutes will be the sharing of stories from Afghanistan with a particular audience.  If you would like to be involved in this part of the call please notify us as soon as possible to be added to the list of primary conversants.

The last 15-minutes of the hour is available for listeners to “stack” themselves to speak with the Afghans participating from Kabul and Bamiyan.

There are only a few Skype slots for use since these connections are needed with Afghanistan and a few other places.  If you are in North America the primary conference call in number is: 213-289-5065.  When asked use access code: 493-2566.  Please keep your phone line muted, press: *6 to unmute and mute.

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