ICPD was established in Nepal in 2002 with the belief that Nepal's prevailing armed-conflict could only be resolved through dialogue among the stakeholders. With commitment to common concern for social harmony and development by promoting peace building processes through dialogue methods, ICPD has been engaged in organizing interaction and capacity development at various levels of stakeholders from community to national and international levels among political and civil society leaders
Having commitments to work on both sides of the conflict coin and operating at multi-track level ICPD's main goal is to contribute to achieve sustainable peace and human development. In the field of conflict transformation and peace building efforts, it has been aiming to achieve the following objectives:
Supporting human resource development initiatives.
Supporting the conflict transformation and peace building processes and inclusive development.
Supporting transformational leadership development in political parties, civil society, government administration, business and academic institutions.