The purpose of the Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace is to bring together all peoples of the world in the promotion of lasting peace through "thinking globally and acting locally", building peace in the community, strategic action planning, networking, information sharing, etc. It is intended to enhance cooperation between nations, cultivate goodwill and peaceful understanding among people, and promote human and economic development.
For more than a decade the Centre for Conflict Resolution has been at the forefront of developing new ideas about conflict resolution mediation peacekeeping and peacebuilding. It has developed an international reputation for the practical application of these ideas in war zones and communities riven by conflicts.
The Center for Systematic Peace is engaged in innovative research on the problem of political violence within the structural context of the dynamic global system, that is, global systems analysis. The Center supports scientific research and quantitative analysis in many issue areas related to the fundamental problems of violence in both human relations and societal development.
The Institute conducts independent research on conventional and non-conventional security issues in the region and shares its findings with policy makers and the public. It provides a forum for discussion with the strategic community on strategic issues and strives to explore alternatives.
Academic, multidisciplinary, international and independent, PRIO is a key institution within peace research. The International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) has as its mission to conduct high-quality academic research on questions relevant to the promotion of a more peaceful world. They are an independent and international institute.
Includes a list of resources from the UN including peacekeeping operations, security council, disarmament, land mines, and areas currently experiencing conflict.
The United States Institute of Peace is an independent, nonpartisan institution established and funded by Congress. Its goals are to help prevent and resolve violent international conflicts, promote post-conflict stability and development, and increase conflict management capacity, tools, and intellectual capital worldwide.
See also Related Sites from the McMaster Centre for Peace Studies.