Institute of Peace and Development (INSPAD) Pakistan

The Institute of Peace and Development (INSPAD) formed in 1995 and is committed to undertaking peace initiatives in the areas of:

  • Protection/promotion of human rights and social justice;
  • Peacebuilding and Conflict resolution;
  • Inter-faith/inter-cultural dialogue, tolerance, and religious co-existence;
  • Women’s empowerment;
  • Youth counselling; and
  • Poverty elevation, sustainable development, and community welfare.

INSPAD organises events to promote dialogue on issues relating to peace and conflict. In this regard, INSPAD organised a Kashmir Peace Seminar in Rawalpindi (May 2002). To initiate and encourage inter-faith harmony in Pakistan. In 2007 INSPAD organised an International Conference on ‘Peaceful Religious Coexistence towards Global Peace’.