Cooperation for Peace and Development (CPD)
Cooperation for Peace and Development (CPD) is a nonprofit aimed at bringing positive changes in perception and behaviour of Afghans as the key to ensure peace and development through awareness-raising, civic education, capacity building, advocacy, research, campaigning and service delivery. CPD is a bridge between marginalized Afghans, especially women, youth, children and the disabled, and decision-makers including government, parliament and other concerned parties.
CPD’s activities are based on the Afghan Constitution and other national and international laws and conventions. Thematically, CPD is committed to promote voluntarism, human rights (with a focus on women, children and youth rights), good governance, rule of law, anti-corruption, peace building, environmental protection, access to quality education and generally the basic rights initiatives.
CPD's vision is to contribute to a developed democratic country with good governance, respect to constitutional rights of people (women and men) and good relations with the national community. Its mission is to contribute to enhancing peace and development in Afghanistan in linkage to the regional and global changes. CPD's purpose is to contribute in changing the perceptions and behaviors of Afghans through awareness-raising, civic education, capacity building, advocacy, research, campaigning and service delivery