Peace Training and Research Organization (PTRO)
Peace Training and Research Organization (PTRO) is an Afghan, non-governmental and non-profit organization that works on community peacebuilding, rule of law, good governance, research and advocacy aiming to contribute to a peaceful Afghanistan. Its awareness raising, training, research and advocacy programs are tailored to reach its vision and help local civil society organization to participate in all processes that affect their lives.
PTRO was founded in 2010 by a team of dedicated and professional staff with over a decade of experience in the fields of development, peacebuilding, community mobilization and research. For many years PTRO staff have focused on building local capacities for peace, good governance and advocacy based on evidence-based research by local CSOs in collaboration with provincial elected members and local authorities that has contributed to transparency at local level and has helped to nurture a vibrant and confident local civil society.