Aim and Objectives
The Centre for Conflict Resolution & Human Security is a research-based and policy-oriented non-government, non-partisan and non-for-profit institution.
To contribute towards developing and promoting human security in the country with an overarching effort to resolve and transform internal, armed conflicts, facilitate the consolidation of sustainable peace and help build trust in the democratic process in the South Asian region.
- Provide credible and impartial assessments on various issues affecting the general safety and security of civilians.
- Based on intensive, field-based research, develop coherent strategies and policy measures to address the underlying conflict dynamics with the relevant actors/stakeholders.
- Offer conflict resolution support and potentially, mediation assistance and promote dialogue in an effort to avert violence and to intervene where there is an impasse between key actors.
- Foster trusted relationships, cooperation and coordination across relevant stakeholders from policy through to implementation of the programmes.
- Create common ground and an environment to encourage constructive interactions between stakeholders and others for them to contribute towards addressing issues related to human security
- A holistic and solution-focused approach towards conflict resolution through structured dialogue and third-party mediation, drawing more heavily on local knowledge and expertise and culturally appropriate models.
- An improved and common understanding of human security paradigm and its adoption to resolve internal conflicts, unlike the traditional approach of militaristic solutions to the problem (particularly the state).
- A well-run, impartial and high quality advisory services based on unbiased research findings, impact assessments, conflict mapping etc to develop practicable recommendations to solve urgent conflict-related challenges.
- Effective partnerships to identify, create and share knowledge and eventually, to collaboratively advocate and lobby with the state and non-state actors at the policy-level.