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Best Websites: Peace Studies

Theoretical Models of Peace-making

The Carter Center
Founded by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter in 1982, the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute. The Center is dedicated to fighting, conflict and discrimination through collaborative initiatives in the areas of democratization and development, global health, and urban revitalization.

The King Center
The King Center's mission is to educate people all over the world about Dr. Martin Luther King's life, work and his philosophy and methods of nonviolent conflict-reconciliation and social change.

M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
The mission of the Gandhi Institute is to promote and apply the principles of nonviolence locally, nationally, and globally, to prevent violence and resolve personal and public conflicts through research, education, and programming.

Nobel Peace Prize
This site is the official site of the Nobel Peace Prize awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. This site contains information exclusively concerning the Norwegian Committee, the Norwegian Nobel Institute and the Nobel Peace Prize. The prize, first given in 1901, has been awarded for advocacy of human rights, mediation of international conflicts and arms control and disarmament, humanitarian work and peace movements.

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)
Founded in 1969 by faculty members and students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who were concerned about the misuse of science and technology in society, the UCS is a nonprofit partnership of scientists and citizens combining rigorous scientific analysis, innovative policy development and effective citizen advocacy to achieve practical environmental solutions.


Last Updated 4/27/2020