Leading, Independent and Legitimate Think-Tank through   Participatory Research Action, community dialogue and Youth Critical thinking development for sustainable peace and development.


Inclusive ; Politically impartial ; Participatory ; Objective ; Locally owned


Adoption of policies, laws and public programmes that take into account the solutions suggested by the population and key stakeholders in the fields of peace building, poverty reduction, governance, strengthening of social cohesion and sustainable economic development. A culture of debate adopted by the Rwandan society as an effective way to consolidate peace. A synergy between actors engaged in peacebuilding efforts.


IRDP seeks to contribute to the consolidation of lasting peace in Rwanda. To do this, the institute encourages the participation of all Rwandans in the search for solutions to identified challenges to peace. Also, IRDP advocates for dialogue ; creates a space for debate ; supports the search for consensus and exchanges ideas with other peace initiatives.