Partners

Centre for Law and Development Policy (CLD)

The Centre for Law and Development Policy (CLD) is a platform created by a group of young lawyers who work on human rights, justice, and peace issues. Conciliation Resources and CLD jointly work on conflict transformation initiatives, community engagement, and joint disaster preparedness and response activities. CLD is based on the Indian side of the Line of Control in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. 

Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR)

The Centre for Peace, Development, and Reforms (CPDR) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit, and nonpartisan research, training, and advocacy organisation dedicated to promoting peace, development, and reforms through dialogue and reconciliation. CPDR and Conciliation Resources work closely together on engagement with youth and the confidence building measure of cross Line of Control trade between the two sides of divided Kashmir, as well as dialogue and engagement with policymakers in Pakistan administered Kashmir and Islamabad. CPDR is based on the Pakistan side of the Line of Control in Mirpur, Azad Jammu & Kashmir. 

Kargil Development Project (KDP)

The Kargil Development Project (KDP) focuses on addressing issues related to children’s rights, women’s issues, youth livelihood, and education in the Ladakh region of Jammu & Kashmir, on the Indian side of the Line of Control. Conciliation Resources works closely with KDP on initiatives concerning youth engagement, women’s empowerment and women’s rights and disaster preparedness and response. KDP is based in Kargil, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir. 

Kashmir Development Foundation (KDF)

The Kashmir Development Foundation (KDF) is an organisation that works to promote community development and empower underrepresented people and communities in the Jammu and Kashmir region. KDF also aims to support the Kashmiri diaspora worldwide. Conciliation Resources works with KDF to engage with the Kashmiri diaspora in the United Kingdom.  KDF is based in Birmingham, UK. 

Kashmir Initiative Group (KIG)

The Kashmir Initiative Group (KIG) is a group of diverse and influential civil society actors from across the Jammu and Kashmir region that aims to deepen joint conflict analysis, explore and develop potential areas of confidence building, build relationships across the divide, and positively influence discourse at the official level and social attitudes on both sides of the Line of Control. Conciliation Resources works with KIG on conflict analysis and policy engagement.

Kashmir Institute for International Relations (KIIR)

TheKashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organisation that works to promote peace in South Asia, particularly through substantive dialogue between India, Pakistan, and the Jammu and Kashmir region. Conciliation Resources and KIIR work together on initiatives that focus on women’s inclusion, disaster preparedness and response and policy engagement. KIIR is based on the Pakistan side of the Line of Control in Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu & Kashmir. 

School of Hospitality & Tourism Management (SHTM), University of Jammu

The School of Hospitality & Tourism Management (SHTM) at the University of Jammu offers training in tourism and business management, participates in government level debates to help formulate trade and tourism polices, and aims to facilitate economic development, peacebuilding and confidence building.  Conciliation Resources and SHTM work jointly on cross Line of Control tourism as a confidence building measure. SHTM is based on the Indian side of the Line of Control at the University of Jammu in Jammu & Kashmir. 

Jammu & Kashmir Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industries (J&K JCCI)

The Jammu & Kashmir Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industries (J&K JCCI) is the first ever cross Line of Control institution that brings together the main business chambers and traders’ associations from across the divide. J&KJCCI and Conciliation Resources work together on the confidence building measure of cross Line of Control trade between the two sides of divided Kashmir, strengthening trade related policies and breaking down regional divisions. 

Bureau of Research on Industry & Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF)

The Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) is a market research and consulting organisation that focuses primarily on survey based research in undertaking diagnostic studies, policy research, programme implementation and project evaluation on socioeconomic issues in order to inform public policy debates. Conciliation Resources and BRIEF work together to support the confidence building measure of cross Line of Control trade between the two sides of divided Kashmir. BRIEF is based in Delhi, India. 

Human Welfare Voluntary Organisation (HWVO)

The Human Welfare Voluntary Organisation (HWVO) is a nongovernmental organisation working to improve the livelihoods of people in rural and urban areas and promote the development of their physical, social, mental, and spiritual wellbeing. Conciliation Resources and HWVO work together on issues related to the confidence building measure of cross Line of Control trade between the two sides of divided Kashmir. HWVO is based on the Indian side of the Line of Control in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir.