The Peace Institute – Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies – is a private, independent, non-profit research institution founded in 1991 by individuals who believed in peaceful conflict resolution, equality and respect for human rights standards. The Institute uses scientific research and advocacy activities aimed at creating and an preserving open society capable of critical thought and based on the principles of equality, responsibility, solidarity, human rights and the rule of law.

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The Institute develops interdisciplinary research, educational and awareness-raising activities in the areas of social sciences, humanities and law, in five thematic fields: human rights and minorities, politics, media, gender and cultural policies.