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: 

GPPAC South Asia Network:

Regional Secretariat: Regional Centre For Strategic Studies (RCSS)


– Afghanistan Justice Organization (AJO) – 

– National Centre for Policy Research – 

– Gawharshad Institute of Higher Education (GIHE) – 


– Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) – 


– Women In Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP) – 

– School of Conflict and Security Studies – National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) – 

– Calcutta Research Group (CRG) – 


– Maldivian Democracy Network (MDN) – 


– Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) – 

– Didi Bahini – 


– ASR Resource Centre / Institute of Women’s Studies – 

– Program on Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (PPSCR) – 

Sri Lanka:

– Association of War Affected Women (AWAW) – 

– Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) – 

– National Peace Council (NPC) – 

– Viluthu Centre for Human Resource Development – 

– Women and Media Collective (WMC) –