Aug 2017

Dialogue in Jammu and Kashmir with political and civil society representatives

A meeting of distinguished political and civil society representatives from India and Pakistan was convened in Dubai by Conciliation Resources in collaboration with the Kashmir Initiative Group from 31 July – 2 August 2017.

The participants discussed the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir and emphasised the need for dialogue to be resumed and relief measures to alleviate the suffering of people in Jammu and Kashmir.

They recommended that a cessation of hostilities be ensured on all sides, the ceasefire established in 2003 be respected, confidence building measures be strengthened and new routes opened for trade and travel across the Line of Control.