Welcome from IPRA’s Co-Secretaries General

    Now is the time to get involved with IPRA, as it strives for greater heights in global peace research.

    and Christine Atieno

    Founded in 1964 to advance research on the conditions of peace and the causes of war and violence — with five regional associations covering every corner of the planet — the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) is the world’s most established multi-disciplinary professional organization in the field of peace, human rights and conflict studies.

    Waging Nonviolence partners with other organizations and publishes their work.

      Latin Americans call for a more just and peaceful ‘new normal’

      We cannot return to the perverse normality of the pre-coronavirus world, where profits are valued more than people. A new normal is both possible and necessary, if we build it together.

        Puerto Rico’s crisis isn’t natural disasters — it’s colonialism

        A father and son recount their longstanding connections to Puerto Rico and what they have learned from its peoples’ ongoing struggle for liberation.

          Share research and visions for a new world at IPRA’s 2021 global gathering

          and Matt Meyer
          May 21, 2020

          The 28th Biennial International Peace Research Association conference is set for Jan. 11-15 in Nairobi, Kenya with the theme of “peace technology.” Papers/proposals now being accepted.

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