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This list of sites on Peace and Conflict Studies is by no means exhaustive.
Guides to information and other resouces ^
- Nonviolence Web
- The nonviolence web is a dream to bring the nonviolence community together on the internet.
- Institute for Global Communications
- IGC offers access to information and networking through the following networks. PeaceNet, EcoNet, ConflictNet , LaborNet, and WomensNet
Religious Organizations ^
- American Friends Service Committee
- AFSC is a Quaker organization which includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian service.
- Mennonite Central Committee
- This is the relief and development arm of the North American Mennonite and Brethren in Christ Churches.
- Brethren/Mennonite Council for Lesbian and Gay Concerns
- The objectives of BMC are:
To provide support for Mennonite and Church of the Brethren gay, lesbian and bisexual people, their friends and families
To foster dialogue between gay and nongay people in the churches
To provide accurate information about homosexuality from the social sciences, biblical studies, and theology
- Sojourners Online
- A progressive Christian voice with an alternative vision for both the church and society.
- Evangelicals for Social Action
- ESA is committed to provide the network and resources for Christians to express their faith in action to and with their communities.
- Christian Peacemaker Teams
- (CPT) offers a nonviolent alternative to war and organized violence to achieve social change.
- World Vision
- WORLD VISION is a nonprofit Christian humanitarian organization committed to serving God by working with the poor and oppressed.
- Norfolk Quaker House
- Norfolk Quaker House was founded as a Christian witness for peace in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Its activities include counseling and legal help for people facing military service and for people needing discharge from the military, for conscientious objection or other reasons. It also seeks to reach young people before they enlist with information about conscientious objection, military life and alternate careers
Other Organizations ^
- Community Mediation Center
- Community Mediation Center is a service agency in Harrisonburg VA, serving youths, adults, and organizations as a leader in the field of conflict prevention, resolution and training. Since 1982, CMC has provided conflict resolution services and training locally and through out Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and West Virginia.
- Victim Offender Mediation Association
- VOMA originally called the U.S. Association for Victim Offender Mediation, was created in recognition that the field was expanding rapidly and that greater networking among practitioners and other interested individuals would enhance the overall credibility of victim offender mediation and reconciliation programs within the justice community.
- GreenPeace International
- An independent, campaigning organization which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.
- United States Institute of Peace
- An independent, nonpartisan federal institution created and funded by the U. S. Congress to strengthen the nation's capacity to promote the peaceful resolution of international conflict.
- Union of Concerned Scientists
- UCS works on problems of global sustainability and global security and focuses on five issue areas: agriculture, arms control, energy, global resources, and transportation.
- The United Nations
- The United Nations is an organization of sovereign nations, not a world government. It provides the machinery to help find solutions to disputes or problems, and to deal with virtually any matter of concern to humanity.
- The United Nations Children's Fund.
- International Peace Research Association
- The purpose of IPRA is to advance interdisciplinary research into the conditions of peace and the causes of war and other forms of violence.
- The Carter Center
- A nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute founded by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in 1982. The Center is dedicated to fighting disease, hunger, poverty, conflict, and oppression through collaborative initiatives in the areas of democratization and development, global health, and urban revitalization.
- World Peace Day
- World Peace Day, Nov. 17
- Training for Change
- Training for Change assists groups to stand up more effectively for justice, peace, and environmental harmony and to train more people to be able to give such assistance. Training for Change offers powerful, transformational workshops which affirm the spiritual roots of change while challenging people to increase their effectiveness by giving up limiting habits and beliefs.
- Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation
- (CSVR) is a South African non-governmental organisation. Since its inception in 1989, the CSVR has been dedicated to making a meaningful contribution to peaceful and fundamental transformation in South Africa and hence, in the Southern African region.
People and Places ^
- Nobel Peace Prize
- Information about the Nobel Peace prize and the persons and organizations who were awarded the prize.
- The Martin Luther King, Jr. Directory
- This Directory contains secondary documents written about Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as primary documents written during King's life.
- Exploring Peace in the Middle East
- The mission of this site is to provide a comprehensive resource for students studying the Middle East.
Peace links for Children ^
- Let's be Peace Pals
- Sponsored by the People for Peace Network, children can connect with others around the world.
- Reaches out worldwide to kids of all ages with a positive message of hope and inspiration, celebrating the lives of the following heroes of peace: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, The Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, Rigoberta Menchķ Tum, President Oscar Aržas Sanchez, Betty Williams, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, President Nelson Mandela
Educational Institutions ^
- Eastern Mennonite University
- Conflict Transformation Program
- Fresno Pacific University
- Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies
- Conrad Grebel College
- The Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPACS)
- Antioch University
- Master's in Conflict Resolution
- George Mason University
- Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
- University of Colorado at Boulder (CU)
- Peace and Conflict Studies
- Syracuse University
- Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts
- Nova Southeastern University
- Department of Dispute Resolution
- James Madison University
- Conflict and Mediation Studies
- Manchester College
- Peace Studies program
- American University
- International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program