PDF Objectives

PDF targets involvement of national elites and representation of different social and political groups with a fair youth and gender representation to address critical topics of national and public interest.


  • Build bridges between people and decision makers.
  • Promote dialogue between political parties.
  • Offer people a space for holding decision makers accountable.
  • Provide a platform for networking across political divides.
  • Encourage diversity and pluralism by bringing various stakeholders from various backgroundstogether.
  • Reduce political tensions and enhance sustainable peace by transferring grievances voicedfrom the streets into official but informal conversations.
  • Promote public participation.
  • Promote transformative change through enhanced civic competence.