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    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.

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      Join us online for IPRA’s 28th biennial conference

      For the first time, IPRA will be holding a major part of its conference online due to COVID-19, so register today.

        Practicing nonviolent resistance in the time of COVID-19

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        We may be physically distanced, but we can stand united through nonviolent action during this pandemic.

          Why we need a new SNCC to tackle today’s burning injustices

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          A modern-day version of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee is needed to complete the unfinished business of the 1960s Black freedom struggle.

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