U.S. links to resources for
education and training in Conflict Resolution and peace building from Peacemakers Trust.
Women Waging Peace, multiyear collaborative
venture of Harvard University's John F. Kenedy School of Government, connects
women addressing conflicts worldwide. The initiative
breaks new ground by recognizing the essential role and contribution of women in
preventing violent conflict, stopping war, and sustaining peace in fragile areas
around the world.
The Alliance for International Conflict Prevention & Resolution (AICPR)
AICPR is a not-for-profit
network of private and public organizations dedicated to increasing the
effectiveness of the conflict management field and maximizing its impact on
international peace building.
www.cartercenter.org - The Carter Center
The Carter Center, in
partnership with Emory University is guided by a fundamental commitment to human
rights and the alleviation of human suffering; it seeks to prevent and resolve
conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
- University of Colorado
This site is a collection of
web resources on conflict management live BeyondIntractability.org, CRInfo, the
International Online Training Programme on Intractable Conflicts, the Civil
Rights Mediator Oral History Project, the Transformative Approaches to Conflict
www.crinfo.org - CRInfo
CRInfo is a free service
funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Many powerful tools are
available to help users find information, which addresses their specific needs.
www.forusa.org - The
Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR)
FOR seeks to replace
violence, war, racism, and economic injustice with nonviolence, peace and
justice. They are an interfaith organization committed to active nonviolence as
a transforming way of life and as a means of radical change.
- The Henry L. Stimson Center
The Henry L. Stimson Center
has been working to promote confidence-building measures (CBMs) in regions of
tension. CBM are diverse arrangements - such as hotlines, people-to-people
exchanges, and prior notification of military exercises - that can help reduce
tensions and promote good neighborly relations.
www.nccre.org - Ilinois
Institute for Dispute Resolution (IIDR)
IIDR via a co-operative
agreement with the US Department of Justice and Education created the National
Center for Conflict Resolution Education. They promote the development of
conflict resolution education programme in schools by offering quality conflict
resolution education professional development programmes.
www.iimcr.org - The
Institute for International Mediation and Conflict Resolution (IIMCR)
The mission of IIMCR is to
promote the use of peaceful conflict resolution techniques among a generation of
future leaders through the design and implementation of unique programme and
International Peace Academy (IPA)
IPA is an independent,
international institution dedicated to promoting the prevention and settlement
of armed conflicts between and within states through policy research and
Karuna Center for Peace Building
The Karuna Center for Peace
building is a U.S.- based non-profit organization that offers international
training programs in conflict transformation, inter-communal dialogue, and
reconciliation. The core of Karuna Center's work takes place in post-conflict
regions of the world at the request of local partners.
The Tabula Rasa Institute
The Institute promotes peace,
understanding, and co-operation between people, groups and nations by providing
the resources, education and leadership necessary to improve our world.
www.usip.org - The
United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
USIP is an independent,
nonpartisan federal institution created and funded by Congress to strengthen the
nation's capacity to promote the peaceful resolution of international conflict.
- The Women Building Peace Campaign
The Women Building Peace
Campaign is working to raise global awareness of women's experiences and
perspectives of peace and conflict, help women better realise their potential as
peace builders from the village to the national level, get more women included
in all levels of peace processes, and gain a greater commitment by the
international community to gender considerations in peace building and conflict
Students for Peace and Humanity
Group at Stony Brook
University dedicated to raising awareness of humanitarian crisis and to
promoting nonviolence through lectures, discussions, protests, and charity.
Meetings and events calendar, projects, and ways to get involved.
Center for the Advancement of Nonviolence
Los Angeles based
non-profit group working to build a culture of nonviolence and peace
through education, research, advocacy, and institutional transformation.
Calendar of events, discussion groups, action alerts, suggested reading,
and volunteer opportunities.
The Albert Einstein Institution
Nonprofit organization advancing the study and use of
strategic nonviolent action in conflicts throughout the world.
Downloadable manuals and pamphlets in English, Spanish and Farsi.
Irish Network for Nonviolent Action Training and Education (INNATE)
Umbrella group to support groups and individuals exploring
nonviolent approaches to conflict issues. Operates mainly in Northern
Ireland, with a particular concentration in Belfast and associated groups
in Belfast, Derry, Cork and Dublin. Includes background, news, and
Alternatives to Violence Project
Empowering people to lead nonviolent lives through
affirmation, respect for all, community building, cooperation, and trust.
Provides a history, publications available and workshop information.
A non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of
universal compassion and nonviolence, as well as freedom and independence of
Tibet. Contains mission statement, information on membership, and contact
Center for Nonviolent Communication
Global organization helping people compassionately connect
with one another through Nonviolent Communication, a process created by
Marshall B Rosenberg, PhD. Training events, resources, program background,
and contact information.
Global Renaissance Alliance
Working to harness the power of nonviolence through prayer,
meditation, and deep personal sharing. Articles, events, discussion forum,
resources, and ways to become involved.
Philosophy of Nonviolence
By David McReynolds.
These notes are an effort to summarize the basic philosophy of
Nonviolence. It is much more than a mere technique, it is a 'one-edged
philosophy' which cannot easily be used to defend or advance injustice,
and which is of value only if tested in the real world.
A directory of many of
the United States' most dynamic peace and nonviolence organizations.
Contains articles, links and commentary on issues.
Transnational Foundation for Peace and
Presents a collection
of articles, analyses and reports which highlights the contemporary
relevance of nonviolence. Includes related links, philosophical,
conceptual and historical aspects on nonviolence and the role of leading
proponents, activists and theoreticians in the field.
Training for Change
Nonprofit peace group
run by Quaker activist George Lakey trains activists around the world to
spread tools of democratic, nonviolent change.
for trainers and activists. Information on theory and practice of
nonviolent social change, case studies and training agendas.
Aims to "popularize and
promote the power of nonviolence" through a quarterly webzine, community
forums and provisions of information on how nonviolence works.
Resources Advancing Initiatives for
organizations dedicated to developing resources that explore the
creativity and spirituality of active nonviolence. Stories of the power of
nonviolence, RAIN initiatives, resources, and mailing list sign-up.
Nonviolence - Wikipedia
Article from Wikipedia,
the free encyclopedia.
Class of Nonviolence
Readings from an eight
session class which uses classics in peace and justice literature to teach
websites selected in 'Related Links' provide information on Mahatma
Gandhi and his ideology. They do not necessarily represent the views of
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sangrahalaya.