The Institute for Democracy and Conflict Resolution works on forging and maintaining sustainable democratic institutions. It works to prevent and resolve conflicts through academic analysis, training, outreach and knowledge transfer across a wide range of issue areas.
Our mission is to provide high quality and practical knowledge for all actors and stakeholders working to develop peaceful solutions for governing the world.
The Institute for Democracy and Conflict Resolution is based on a set of values
The Institute is committed to the promotion, protection, and realisation of human dignity and the institutions that embody that commitment.
The work of the Institute is based on the collection and analysis of evidence using a broad range of methods in the social, legal and technical sciences.
The work of the Institute will be made available in the public domain and its activities are governed through internal and external accountability mechanisms.
The Institute upholds the principle of non-discrimination and tolerance in all its forms
The Institute enshrines inclusion through healthy engagement with all partners, clients, and stakeholders.
The Institute has at its core a commitment to ethical considerations in all its work and weighs all externalities carefully.