Click on the tabs below to view local, international and international non-governmental peacebuilding organisations working in Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: ICC is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes.
Work in Afghanistan: The ICC has opened a preliminary investigation into the situation in Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, including to migrants in need - refugees, IDPs and other victims of conflict.
Work in Afghanistan: The IOM has recently published a comprehensive assessment of needs for IDPs in Afghanistan, in order to help plan durable solutions to their problems.
Organisation overview: UNAMA is the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan.
Work in Afghanistan: UNAMA is the UN political mission established in 2002 at the request of the Afghan Government, to assist it and the people of Afghanistan in laying the foundations for sustainable peace and development.
Organisation overview: UN Women implements programmes tailored to individual countries throughout Africa. Its strategies support women's participation in decision-making, leadership development and skills training.
Work in Afghanistan: UN Women's Afghanistan office is in Kabul.
Organisation overview: UNDP is the UN's key development organisation, seeking to improve lives based on its eight Millennium Development Goals.
Work in Afghanistan: The UNDP runs a comprehensive set of development and peacebuilding activities in Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: UNHCR is the UN agency mandated to lead and coordinate action to protect refugees and resolve their problems worldwide.
Work in Afghanistan: The UNHCR works to provide the large numbers of IDPs and refugees in Afghanistan with protection, shelter and support.
Organisation overview: CAFOD works in disaster relief and development, in particular on basic infrastructure, workers rights and advocacy towards donor governments.
Work in Afghanistan: CAFOD funds peace groups in Afghanistan, working on gender relations and women's rights.
Organisation overview: CAAT works to end the international arms trade, promoting progressive demilitarisation and ending government financial and political support for arms export.
Work in Afghanistan: CAAT provides data on UK and EU arms exports to Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: Concordis International works with those affected by conflict, using dialogue to help build relationships of mutual trust and develop a lasting peace.
Work in Afghanistan: Concordis' Pathways to Peace project works on a range of initiatives to increase public participation in political processes, support civil society peacebuilding, and influence the policymaking process in Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: CMI works to support peace by focusing on mediation and dialogue, mediation support, and conflict prevention and resolution support.
Work in Afghanistan: The CMI's work focuses on creating spaces for the participation of Afghan citizens in alternative dialogue platforms considering the future of their country.
Organisation overview: DRC focuses on helping people who have fled war and conflict, persecuted because of their race, religion, nationality, political conviction or social affiliation.
Work in Afghanistan: The DRC runs a comprehensive range of protection and livelihoods activities in Afghanistan, working with refugees and IDPs.
Organisation overview: GAPS is a network of development, human rights, humanitarian and peacebuilding NGOs. It promotes, facilitates and monitors the meaningful inclusion of gender in all aspects of UK policy and practice on peace and security.
Work in Afghanistan: The Afghan Women's Network provides a platform for women’s civil society mobilisation and political participation in Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: GNWP is a coalition of women’s groups and other civil society organizations. It is involved in advocacy and action for the full and effective implementation of Security Council resolutions on women and peace and security.
Work in Afghanistan: The GNWP has three partner organisations in Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: GPPAC is a member-led network of civil society organisations active in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding across the world.
Work in Afghanistan: GPPAC's partner organisation in Afghanistan is the Afghanistan Justice Organisation.
Organisation overview: Global Witness investigates and campaigns to change the system by exposing the economic networks behind conflict, corruption and environmental destruction.
Work in Afghanistan: Global Witness campaigns for good management of the mineral and petroleum sector in Afghanistan, and works to identify steps which the international community can take to avoid facilitating corruption.
Organisation overview: IANSA is the global movement against gun violence, linking civil society organisations working to stop the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons.
Work in Afghanistan: IANSA's partner organisation in Afghanistan is the Reconstruction, Health and Humanitarian Assistance Committee.
Organisation overview: The International Campaign to Ban Landmines is a global network of non-governmental organizations, active in around 100 countries, that works for a world free of antipersonnel landmines, where landmine survivors can lead fulfilling lives.
Work in Afghanistan: The ICL frequently reports on the use of mines in Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: ICTJ works to help societies in transition deal with the legacy of mass atrocities, and build civic trust in state institutions as protectors of human rights.
Work in Afghanistan: ICTJ works in Afghanistan to help document past abuses and advocate for justice-sensitive policies.
Organisation overview: The International Crisis Group conducts independent research and analyis on conflicts around the world.
Work in Afghanistan: The ICG has a comprehensive range of reports and analysis on the conflict in Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: The IRC responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.
Work in Afghanistan: The IRC works on a wide range of development projects with refugees and IDPs in Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: NOREF is an independent foundation established to integrate knowledge, experience, and critical reflection into peacebuilding policy and practice.
Work in Afghanistan: NOREF has a wide range of research and publications on Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: PRIO conducts academic research and analysis on peace and conflict worldwide.
Work in Afghanistan: PRIO has an extensive range of research and publications on Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: The Small Arms Survey serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and armed violence.
Work in Afghanistan: The Small Arms Survey has a range of data and publication on SALW in Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament.
Work in Afghanistan: Sipri's Security and economic development in Afghanistan project studies the private sector’s potential to contribute to security and economic development in Afghanistan.
Organisation overview: swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. It conducts research on the causes of violent conflicts and develop strategies for their peaceful transformation.
Work in Afghanistan: As well as organising roundtables on Afghanistan, swisspeace has established the independent Afghan Civil Society Forum organisation in partnership with local civil society groups.
Organisation overview: Transparency International is a global movement seeking to fight corruption and bribery, conducting research and advocating change.
Work in Afghanistan: Afghanistan ranks 172/175 in TI's Corruption Perception Index.
Organisation overview: War Child is committed to supporting children in armed conflict to overcome their experiences, and have a real chance at a better future.
Work in Afghanistan: Warchild works to support children who have suffered in the conflict in Afghanistan.