The CPD Policy Blog creates a bridge between science and politics, thus relating the enlightening potential of science to the field of political practice.

The CPD Policy Blog tackles challenges and identifies opportunities in policy making: from engagement of grass roots movements to decision-making by high-ranking government officials. Its short but concise contributions provide highly accessible and comprehensive information for actors in this broad field.

The blog’s institutional foundation relates to the field of peace and conflict studies: It analyses formations of violence and conflicts in order to describe strategies that resolve those in the short, medium and long term. Against that background, the blog draws together expertise from all various field of science and aims at contributing to social progress and enabling sustainable politics.

Providing accessible inputs to enable informed political decisions.
Infusing policy with peace, conflict, and democracy studies expertise.
Contributing to sustainable political and social progress.