Centre for Law and Development (CLD)

CLD is a platform created by a group of young lawyers working on human rights, justice and peace issues, based in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir (on the Indian side).


Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR)

CPDR is a new NGO based in Islamabad and Mirpur, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (on the Pakistani side), formed by activists to promote fresh perspectives on cross-LoC confidence building and the governance challenges of Kashmir.

Kargil Development Project (KDP)

The Kargil Development Project has been working in the Ladakh region of Jammu & Kashmir on child rights, women’s rights, youth livelihood and education for over 20 years. Thier work has been supported by the European Union, the European Commission and Save the Children. 

Kashmir Development Foundation (KDF)

The Kashmir Development Foundation exists to empower the voice of the under-represented people and communities in Jammu and Kashmir, and Kashmiri Diaspora worldwide.

Kashmir Initiative Group (KIG)

The Kashmir Initiative Group is a ten-member group of residents of Jammu and Kashmir as also other parts of India and Pakistan with deep commitment to peace and stability in the region. The members, drawn from diverse backgrounds and regions, engage in peacebuilding through informed discussions, research, analysis and articulation. 

Kashmir Institute for International Relations (KIIR)

KIIR was established in Muzaffarabad in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and operates out of Islamabad. KIIR works to enhance the capacity of Kashmiri civil society in the areas of reconciliation, negotiation skills and conflict resolution.

School of Hospitality & Tourism Management (SHTM), University of Jammu

SHTM offers students and various stakeholders within India training and development in Tourism and Business Management. SHTM participates in debates at governmental level to formulate cross border trade and tourism policies, rules and regulations. As a key partner on Indian side  the team of experts from the SHTM coordinate work on cross LoC trade, facilitate economic and peacebuilding aims through various initiatives and help to develop confidence building measures in the region. 

The Jammu & Kashmir Joint Chamber of Commerce

The Jammu & Kashmir Joint Chamber of Commerce was formed in 2008 and reconstituted in 2011. It includes ten major business and traders associations and seven Chambers and Federations of Industries from both sides of the LoC. The strengthening of trade between the two sides of the Line of Control is an important means of contributing to the unofficial peacebuilding process and to breaking down divisions between the two sides