RCSS has been the South Asian Regional Secretariat for the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) since it’s inception in 2004. GPPAC, which is based in The Hague, The Netherlands, is a global network led by civil society organizations actively working to prevent violent conflict and build more peaceful societies. The network consists of 15 regional networks around the world, with priorities and agendas specific to their environment. RCSS facilitates national and regional level GPPAC activities in the South Asian Region.
For more information on GPPAC, the official website can be accessed here: https://gppac.net/
GPPAC South Asia Network:
Regional Secretariat: Regional Centre For Strategic Studies (RCSS)
– Afghanistan Justice Organization (AJO) – http://www.afghanjustice.org/
– National Centre for Policy Research – https://ncpr.af/
– Gawharshad Institute of Higher Education (GIHE) – http://gawharshad.edu.af/en/
– Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) – https://bei-bd.org/
– Women In Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP) – http://wiscomp.org/
– School of Conflict and Security Studies – National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) – http://www.nias.res.in/
– Calcutta Research Group (CRG) – http://www.mcrg.ac.in/
– Maldivian Democracy Network (MDN) – http://mdn.mv/
– Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) – http://www.csas.org.np/
– Didi Bahini – http://www.didibahini.org/index2/index.php
– ASR Resource Centre / Institute of Women’s Studies – http://asr.asrresourcecentre.org/
– Program on Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (PPSCR) – http://ppscr.net.pk/
- Sri Lanka:
– Association of War Affected Women (AWAW) – https://awawsl.org/
– Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) – https://www.cpalanka.org/
– National Peace Council (NPC) – https://www.peace-srilanka.org/
– Viluthu Centre for Human Resource Development – http://www.viluthu.org/
– Women and Media Collective (WMC) – https://womenandmedia.org/
The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) and other Sri Lankan partners of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) conducted a two-day residential workshop for youth, titled ‘Youth for Democracy: Young Leaders Dialogue’ on the 21st...
On the 23rd of August, 2019, RCSS with GPPAC Sri Lanka members held a Workshop on ‘Democracy and Civic Space’ at the RCSS premises. During the Workshop, 4 papers presented by Prof. Gamini Keerawella, Prof. Jayadeva Uyangoda, Dr. Harini Amarasuriya and Dr. Jehan Perera...
GPPAC South Gender Focal Points Workshop was held on the 4th of July, 2019, facilitating an interaction between GPPAC South Asia’s Gender Focal Points and Women Parliamentarians and Women Civil Society Leaders from Nepal.
GPPAC South Asia annual Regional Steering Group (RSG) meeting was held in Kathmandu, Nepal on the 2nd and 3rd of July, 2019. The meeting was attended by GPPAC representatives from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
GPPAC South Asia held a conference for university students and youth on “Youth and Radicalization in South Asia”, at the National College, Kathmandu University in Nepal on the 1st of July, 2019 . The conference consisted of two sessions. The first was on youth...
This publication titled “Trends in Youth Radicalization in South Asia” consisted of the edited papers presented at the GPPAC South Asia conference 2018. The full publication can be accessed below: Trends in Youth Radicalization in South Asia
Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) together with Global Partnership for Prevention of Armed Conflicts (GPPAC) organized a series of events from 4th to 8th June, 2018 presenting an opportunity to many scholars, academics and members of civil society...
Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) together with Global Partnership for Prevention of Armed Conflicts (GPPAC) organized the thematic events from 4th to 8th June, 2018 presenting an opportunity to many scholars, academics, members of civil society...