To contribute to dialogue and promote study and research for the effective formulation and evaluation of policies for the political, economic and social development of Afghanistan.
To establish a research and study centre of excellence which delivers perspectives and policy choices on strategies of political and economic reforms and social development in the post-war phase of Afghanistan, and quickly disseminates the results of research to political leaders, planners and policy makers as well as bureaucrats, research institutions in Afghanistan and abroad, non-governmental organizations, stake holders and the public, and to universities and other institutions of higher education.
The Centre has 3 primary aims:
- Conducting policy related research into topical issues.
- Training researchers from the universities of Afghanistan and organizations involved in research and policy making.
- Facilitating dialogue and discussion between different social and political actors in and about Afghanistan.