Resources

Institutionalising confidence building measures on Kashmir

Dec 2013
This briefing paper is the second in a series from the Kashmir Initiative Group, discussing the need to consolidate confidence building measures across the Line of Control in Kashmir, in order to strengthen the peace process between India and Pakistan.

Background to the Kashmir conflict: challenges and opportunities

Sep 2013

This paper is the first in a series from the Kashmir Initiative Group (KIG), providing a background to the Kashmir context. The paper reflects on the current landscape in the region, identifies internal and external challenges and opportunities, and offers some suggested points of action in response to these. KIG will produce four policy briefs over the next year based on four issues identified in this paper:

Cross-Line of Control Trade: Peacebuilding and economic potential – Research report

Jun 2013

Since the launch of Cross-Line of Control (LoC) Trade in 2008 significant bodes of research and literature have come from Indian, Pakistani and Western sources but every study has addressed one question or the other but not both together in their entirety.

This particular research work is significant in its many aspects: it explores both peacebuilding and the hard economics of cross-LoC trade.

The Impact of Conflict on Young People in Azad Jammu and Kashmir

Dec 2012

The long-standing and intractable issue of Kashmir between Pakistan and India is of great importance for the young people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). The costs of this deep-rooted conflict have become increasingly difficult for Pakistan and India, and for the people of the erstwhile state of Kashmir in particular.

‘Living in a pressure cooker situation’ A needs assessment of youth in India-administered Kashmir

Dec 2012

At a time when young people worldwide are recognised for taking the lead in changing their societies, this participatory research is aimed at finding the perception and level of awareness of Kashmiri youth about their rights and duties. It also examines the social and political change they want to see, and what they need to effect this change in Kashmir.

Perception survey: Peacebuilding and economic trade - Potential of cross-LoC trade

Apr 2012

This opinion poll, the first ever of its kind, constitutes a part of the larger study report on Cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade and is presented at this stage as an interim report, inviting wider public and policy debate on the issue.

IRF and CPDR - organisations based on either side of the divide - have engaged with prominent economists from the region to undertake comprehensive research with stakeholder inputs. Through this they intend to suggest a workable roadmap for realising the full economic and peacebuilding potential of the Cross-LoC trade.

Jammu and Kashmir: Trade across the Line of Control: Discussion papers

Dec 2010
Local Kashmiri authors offer their invaluable insights into the practical achievements and challenges of trade across the Line of Control in this unique publication from Conciliation Resources.

Educational opportunities: Cooperation across the Line of Control in Kashmir

Dec 2010
'Interaction on education could serve as a catalyst for stabilisation in Kashmir'. This study, by Ambassador (Rtd) Arif Kamal and Dr Siddiq Wahid, explores the scope for such cooperation across the Line of Control.

Impact of counter-terrorism legislation on peace processes and mediation with armed groups

Nov 2010
The balance between UK counter-terrorism and mediation efforts is vital, but has yet to be achieved. This report by Chatham House and Conciliation Resources details discussions on the topic.

Kashmiri women across the divide: Kashmiri women mapping initiative

Aug 2010
Kashmiri women know that their role in peacebuilding is important. However, as this report by Ayesha Saeed for Conciliation Resources reveals, their perspectives on peace and conflict vary in different regions.

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