ARC GbR provides
ANALYSIS on relevant social and political developments in Central and South Asia (mainly Afghanistan and Pakistan), Latin America and the successor states of the Soviet Union.

ARC conducts
RESEARCH a focus on conflict, conflict prevention, social and political dynamics, as well as the impact of state and peace building interventions in those countries. More specifically, ARC has done research on administrative reform; reform of public administration; judicial reform; patronage, clientilism and corruption; security sector reform and the role of militias; subnational governance and local government; regional development; minority and youth issues.

ARC offers
CONSULTING services to international organisations, government and non-governmental development organisations, research and educational organisations, policy makers and the media. ARC and its directors have provided consulting services for, among others, the German German Ministry for Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, The World Bank, Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ, TACIS, the Aga Khan Foundation, World Vision Germany, , OSCE, International Helsinki Federation Vienna, NUPI Oslo, The Marshall Center, Garmisch.

ARC provides experience and region-specific know-how on in particular during project design and monitoring and evaluation. ARCīs consulting services include educational and training measures (lectures, trainings, workshops, interviews and background analysis).

ARC is committed to bridging the gap between academic research and the needs of businessmen and practitioners in the field. The founding members of the company and its associates are committed to research based on the standards of the social sciences. All ARC members have a training in the social sciences. A network of highly qualified professionals and scientists, both in Germany and in the research regions, contribute to ARCīs efforts. ARC believes that strong regional skills, including language skills, are essential in consulting and research.


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