The CCDP's research focuses on the factors and actors that are implicated in the production and reproduction of violence within and between societies and states, as well as on policies and practices to reduce violence and insecurity and enhance development and peace-building initiatives at the international, state and local levels.
Current research themes at the CCDP
Changing normative orders and alternative approaches to peacebuilding
The "insecurity trap" of fragile and conflict-affected states
Urban and sub-state armed actors in settings of chronic violence
The environment and natural resource management for sustainable peace and development
The role of digital technologies in governance and peace efforts
Conflict-sensitive programming in protracted crises
These topics are interconnected and specific workstreams are consciously framed to maximise disciplinary and methodological collaboration.
The CCDP is a founding partner of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform and a member institution of the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions.
ANNUAL REPORT 2021
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