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Peace Studies: Web Resources

Useful Websites

Center for Systemic Peace
Supports scientific research and quantitative analysis in many issue areas related to the fundamental problems of violence in both human relations and societal development.

International Peace Research Association
Composed of a network of scholars, practitioners and decision-makers from all continents, IPRA has been pursuing interdisciplinary research into the most pressing issues related to sustainable peace since 1964.

Links from Peacemaker's Trust
Links to resources for education and training for peacemaking.

Peace & Justice Studies Association
The Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) is a non-profit organization formed in 2001 and dedicated to bringing together academics, K-12 teachers and grassroots activists to explore alternatives to violence and share visions and strategies for peacebuilding, social justice, and social change.

Peace Science Society
Begun in 1963 as the Peace Research Society (International) when Walter Isard convened a group of scholars at Malmo, Sweden, it reorganized in 1973 under the umbrella of the Peace Science Society and has been housed at Cornell, Binghamton, and Penn State respectively, always directed towards the goal of peace analysis and conflict management.

United Nations Peace and Security Council
Gateway to programs supported by the United Nations in support of peace.

UN Refugee Agency
News, full text documents, and statistics about refugees. Searchable and browsable by country.

US Institute of Peace
"An independent, nonpartisan federal institution created by Congress to promote the prevention, management, and peaceful resolution of international conflicts."