This, Prime Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro said at the launch of Publications and Dialogue Forum on Intra-and-Inter-Party Democracy, and Conflict, Peace and Gender Context in Lesotho.
He indicated the initiative falls under their partnership on the Programme on Renewal and Enhancement of Governance Architecture (PREGA 2019-2023).
The objectives of the initiative are to enhance local peace making and mediation initiatives including an inclusive national infrastructure for peace, early warning and community policing; strengthen intra and-inter-party democracy and consensus building among political parties and other influential social and political actors; and increase the number and profile of women mediators in the country.
Dr Majoro said this is an important initiative that complements the national reforms process following the extensive national dialogue process, the adoption of the national reforms recommendations and the establishment of the National Reforms Authority, which is currently engaged in the implementation of the reforms recommendations.
He said the two publications are based on interviews and consultations with a wide-range of stakeholders in the country.
The assessments he also noted outline a number of key findings and recommendations that may help improve Intra-and-Inter-Party Democracy and the Conflict, Peace and Gender Context in Lesotho.
Speaking at the same event, the acting UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Betty Wabunoha said the publications are such a contribution to help Basotho, to broaden their reasoning, to better understand their issues and challenges in party democracy, gender, peace, and conflict, as well as devise measures on how to redress them.