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The Centre for Peace, Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD), an outreach of Dadabhoy higher educational pursuits, is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Karachi and Islamabad. CPSD - an independent, non partisan, and multidimensional forum - conducts research on security, political and economy issues of national and international importance. We undertake an in-depth probe in to developmental, social, and cultural matters through dialogue, negotiation, and consensus building. CPSD promotes innovative ideas and is a platform of cutting-edge analysis for informed decision making.

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"To be a think-tank of international stature for promoting sustainable development and conducting research on peace and security issues."


CPSD endeavors to project strategic forsight on issues of national and international significance through dispassionate, impartial, and independent analysis. Recognizing the dynamic spectrum of traditional and non-traditional security challenges, CPSD seeks input from experts, institutions, and researchers for attaining global peace and ensuring sustainable development.

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Areas of interest

CPSD focus will be on Economy & Development, Governance, Peace & Security, and Geo-Economics. Our research and analysis covers strategic leadership, socioeconomic development, human security, social justice, people empowerment, metropolitan policy, foreign policy, perception development & diplomacy.

We seek to contribute towards public policy making for government, economy, peace and security, development through media, workshops, publications, conferences.

Our organization consultancy services will particularly focus on developing Country Profiles andRisk Analysis to optimize a risk mitigation approach encompassing psycho social, political, socioeconomic and environmental facets.