Click on the tabs below to view local, international and international non-governmental peacebuilding organisations working in Pakistan.
Organisation overview: UNHCR is the UN agency mandated to lead and coordinate action to protect refugees and resolve their problems worldwide.
Work in Pakistan: The UNHCR runs a range of programmes to help protect IDPs and refugees within the complex scenario in Pakistan.
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 Pakistan: CAAT provides data on UK and EU arms exports to Pakistan.
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 Pakistan: In addition to providing aid to refugees from Afghanistan, DRC’s activities aim at promoting durable solutions for IDPs and affected host communities in the north-west regions of Pakistan.
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 Pakistan: IANSA has many partner organisations working to combat gun violence in Pakistan.
Organisation overview: International Alert works with local people to build peace by them with training, advice and support. It brings communities together as well as advising companies, governments and international organisations on how they can support peace.
Work in Pakistan: International Alert supports the role that business can play in promoting peace in Pakistan, working through chambers of commerce, the UN Global Compact and other networks to build the capacity of the business sector to adopt and advocate for responsible business practices. IA also explores ways to address the issue of urban violence in the country.
Organisation overview: The International Crisis Group conducts independent research and analyis on conflicts around the world.
Work in Pakistan: The ICH has an extensive range of reports and analysis on the conflict in Pakistan.
Organisation overview: The International Peace Bureau is dedicated to the vision of a world without war. Its current main programme centres on disarmament for sustainable development.
Work in Pakistan: The IPB has many partner organisations working to promote peace in Pakistan.
Organisation overview: NOREF is an independent foundation established to integrate knowledge, experience, and critical reflection into peacebuilding policy and practice.
Work in Pakistan: NOREF has a range of research and publications on the conflict in Pakistan.
Organisation overview: Pax Christi works on a variety of issues in human rights, human security, disarmament, de-militarisation, just world order, religion and violent conflict.
Work in Pakistan: Pax Christi's partner organisation in Pakistan is the National Commission for Justice and Peace of Pakistan.
Organisation overview: Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives.
Work in Pakistan: Saferworld has been working to promote peace, security, and justice in Pakistan since 2002, focusing on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in the north-west
Organisation overview: Save the Children works to save children's lives, fight for their rights, and help them to fulfil their potential.
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Organisation overview: SFCG partners with people around the world to resolve conflict. It works to build sustainable peace through three main avenues: dialogue, media, and community.
Work in Pakistan: SCFG has worked in Pakistan since 2010, helping to build and promote democratic processes and social cohesion at community level, to increase the participation of women and youth in leadership and active citizenship, and to enhance the role of media in promoting peacebuilding and creating social tolerance.
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 Pakistan: The Small Arms Survey has data and publications on SALW in Pakistan.