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This list of sites on Peace and Conflict Studies is by no means exhaustive.

Guides to information and other resouces ^

Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution
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
"Peace and Conflict: The Home of Peace Studies on the World-Wide Web"
Conflict Research Consortium University of Colorado
Peace and Conflict Resolution Sites

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
Mennonite Connections on the WWW

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.
UNICEF
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 ^

Kidz Care Network
This page is sponsored by the People for Peace Network
Let's be Peace Pals
Sponsored by the People for Peace Network, children can connect with others around the world.
World Peace Day's Peace Page for Kids
PeaceJam
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