About Us

About Us

The Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit and nonpartisan research, training and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting peace, development and reforms through dialogue and reconciliation.

Founded in 2010, the CDPR is registered with the Government under the Societies Act 1860 (Act XXI of 1860), having specified Memorandum of Association.


Our Vision

Promoting and encouraging peace and development at all levels through dialogue, reconciliation and reforms.
  Our Mission

Strengthening civil society to ensure transparent and participatory governance through peaceful interaction between stakeholders and government and to propose necessary reforms for peace and development. Promoting accountability, cultivating civic culture, values of freedom, tolerance, economic development and democracy. Providing an effective platform for conflict resolution with special reference to the divided State of Jammu and Kashmir.


Objectives

Empowering civil society; promoting peace, participatory governance, transparency and reforms through dialogue and reconciliation.
Support democratic values, accountability, and human rights while striving for economic development and social justice.
Promoting ethical values, civic culture, and tolerance and due attention to the marginalised and vulnerable sections of society.
Providing an effective platform for conflict resolution with special reference to the State of Jammu and Kashmir.