International peacebuilding organisations

Below are a selection of international peacebuilding organisations who work to resolve conflict and build peace across the world. If you know of any other organisations that should be included on this list, please contact info@insightonconflict.org.

[external_child_index title="Action for Children in Conflict (AfCiC)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/action-for-children.png" link="http://www.actionchildren.org/" description="AfCiC works to assist and transform the lives of children affected by all forms of conflict or crisis."] [external_child_index title="Alliance for Conflict Transformation (ACT)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/act.png" link="http://www.conflicttransformation.org/" description="ACT builds peace through education, training, research and practice worldwide. ACT works with educators, youth, community and religious leaders, NGOs and government agencies to transform conflicts."] [external_child_index title="Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/ALLIANCE-FOR-PEACEBUILDING.png" link="http://www.allianceforpeacebuilding.org/" description="AfP is a coalition of diverse organisations working together to build sustainable peace and security worldwide."] [external_child_index title="Berghof Conflict Research (BCR)" link="http://www.berghof-conflictresearch.org" description="BCR is a think-tank focusing on conflict research and peace policy. They aim to investigate and develop innovative and pragmatic approaches to conflict transformation."] [external_child_index title="Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/CAAT.png" link="http://www.caat.org.uk/" description="CAAT campaigns for the abolition of the international arms trade and promotes demilitarisation within arms-producing countries."] [external_child_index title="Carter Centre" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/carter-center.png" link="http://www.cartercenter.org" description="The Carter Center is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating suffering."] [external_child_index title="Center for Citizen Peacebuilding (CCPB)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/centerlogoed.png" link="http://www.socsci.uci.edu/~cpb/about.html" description="CCPB activities aim to prevent violent conflict and, if violence occurs, to promote reconciliation and sustainable peace."] [external_child_index title="Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies (CGPACS)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/cpacs.png" link="http://www.cgpacs.uci.edu/" description="CGPACS is a multi-diciplinary programme dedicated to promoting scholarly, student, and public understanding of international peace and conflict."] [external_child_index title="Center for Justice & Peacebuilding (CJP)" link="http://www.emu.edu/cjp/" description="CJP was founded to further the personal and professional development of individuals as peacebuilders and to strengthen the peacebuilding capacities of the institutions they serve."] [external_child_index title="Channel 16" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/ch16.png" link="http://ch16.org/" description="Channel 16 is a frontline for responding to humanitarian emergencies and conflicts."] [external_child_index title="COEXISTENCE INTERNATIONAL (CI)" link="http://www.brandeis.edu/coexistence/" description="CI works to strengthen the field of peacebuilding through facilitating connections, learning, reflection, and strategic thinking between those who work in it."] [external_child_index title="Conciliation Resources" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/conciliation-resources.png" link="http://www.c-r.org/" description="Conciliation Resources works internationally to prevent violent conflict, promote justice and build lasting peace in war-torn societies."] [external_child_index title="Concordis International" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/concordis.png" link="http://www.concordis-international.org/" description="Corcordis International works alongside those affected by armed conflict in the world, building consensus on the issues that divide and thus enabling them to create lasting peace and hope for their shared future."] [external_child_index title="conscience" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/conscience.png" link="http://www.conscienceonline.org.uk" description="conscience campaigns for a progressive increase in the amount of UK tax spent on peacebuilding, and a corresponding decrease in the amount spent on war and preparation for war."] [external_child_index title="CORD" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/cord.png" link="http://www.cord.org.uk/" description="CORD is an international peacebuilding, relief and development organisation working with people affected by conflict worldwide."] [external_child_index title="Crisis Management Initiative (CMI)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/cmi.png" link="http://www.cmi.fi/" description="Based in Finland, CMI works to resolve conflict and to build sustainable peace."] [external_child_index title="Empower Peace" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/empower-peace.png" link="http://www.empowerpeace.org/" description="Empower Peace bridges cultural and communication divides between young people worldwide - with a particular focus on connecting young people in the US, and the Arab and Muslim world."] [external_child_index title="Enough" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/enough.png" link="http://www.enoughproject.org/" description="The Enough Project campaigns to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity."] [external_child_index title="Essec Irene" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/IRENE.png" link="http://www.essec-irene.com" description="Irene is a network of more than 30 experts on negotiation and conflict management."] [external_child_index title="European Centre for Conflict Prevention (ECCP)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/eccp.png" link="http://www.conflict-prevention.net/" description="ECCP promotes effective conflict prevention and peacebuilding strategies, and actively supports and connects people who work for peace worldwide."] [external_child_index title="European Network for Civil Peace Services (EN.CPS)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/encps.png" link="http://www.en-cps.org/" description="EN.CPS is an international network of NGOs to promoting Civil Peace Services (CPS) on national, European and European Union levels as an instrument of non-violent conflict intervention."] [external_child_index title="Fellowship of Reconciliation" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/fellowship-reconciliation.png" link="http://www.for.org.uk/" description="The Fellowship of Reconciliation is an international movement of people commited to living a life of active non-violence."] [external_child_index title="Forgiveness Project" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/forgivness-project.png" link="http://www.theforgivenessproject.com/" description="The Forgiveness Project works at a local, national and international level to help build a future free of conflict and violence by healing the wounds of the past."] [external_child_index title="Foundation for Global Collaboration and Peace (FGCNP)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/FGCNP.png" link="http://www.fgcnp.org" description="FGCNP is based in New York and aims to inform, engage and connect the global community by serving as a resource centre for participatory peace, in order to promote equality, inter-community communication, cross-cultural collaboration, peaceful conflict resolution and global peacebuilding."] [external_child_index title="Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/gaps.png" link="http://www.gaps-uk.org/" description="GAPS is an expert working group of peace and development NGOs, academics and local peacebuilders, with a focus on the role of women in peace and conflict."] [external_child_index title="Genocide Intervention" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/genocide-intervention.png" link="http://www.genocideintervention.net/" description="The mission of Genocide Intervention is to empower individuals and communities with the tools to prevent and stop genocide."] [external_child_index title="Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/gnwp.png" link="http://www.gnwp.org/" description="GNWP bridges the gap between policy discussions, and implementation and action on the ground on women, peace and security issues."] [external_child_index title="Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/gpacc.png" link="http://www.gppac.net" description="GPPAC is a global civil society-led network which seeks to build an international consensus on peacebuilding and the prevention of violent conflict."] [external_child_index title="Global Peacebuilders" link="http://www.globalpeacebuilders.org/" description="Global Peacebuilders is an international network of conflict resolution, conflict transformation and peacebuilding initiatives."] [external_child_index title="HasNa" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/hasna.png" link="http://hasna.org/" description="HasNa's mission is to promote cross-cultural understanding and economic empowerment in culturally divided areas of the world."] [external_child_index title="Impunity Watch" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/impunity-watch.png" link="http://www.impunitywatch.org" description="Impunity Watch promotes accountability for past atrocities in countries emerging from a violent past."] [external_child_index title="Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/initiatives-for-international-dialogue.png" link="http://iidnet.org/" description="Based in the Phillipines, IID promotes peacebuilding, dialogue and South-South internationalism."] [external_child_index title="International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/iansa.png" link="http://www.iansa.org/" description="IANSA is a global network of 800 civil society organisations against the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons."] [external_child_index title="International Alert" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/internation-alert.png" link="http://www.international-alert.org/" description="International Alert is a peacebuilding organisation that works to lay the foundations for lasting peace and security in communities affected by violent conflict."] [external_child_index title="International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/ictj.png" link="http://www.ictj.org" description="ICTJ works to redress and prevent the most severe violations of human rights by confronting legacies of mass abuse. ICTJ seeks holistic solutions to promote accountability and create just and peaceful societies."] [external_child_index title="International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/ifor.png" link="http://www.ifor.org/" description="Founded in 1919 in response to the horrors of war in Europe, IFOR has taken a consistent stance against war and its preparation throughout its history. Perceiving the need for healing and reconciliation, we envision a world based upon love in action."] [external_child_index title="International Peace Bureau" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/global-peacebuilders.png" link="http://ipb.org" description="The International Peace Bureau, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, is dedicated to the vision of a world without war."] [external_child_index title="Internews" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/internews.png" link="http://www.internews.org/default.shtm" description="Internews is an international media development organisation whose mission is to empower local media worldwide."] [external_child_index title="Interpeace" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/interpeace.png" link="http://www.interpeace.org/" description="Interpeace works with societies divided by violent conflict to create lasting peace. With local peacebuilders, they help to address the issues that have caused deep divisions."] [external_child_index title="Just Vision" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/justvision.png" link="http://www.justvision.org/" description="Just Vision works to ensure that Palestinian and Israeli civic leaders are not only taken seriously as partners in the quest for peace, but are also more visible, valued and influential in their efforts."] [external_child_index title="Karuna Center" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/karuna.png" link="http://www.karunacenter.org" description="Karuna Center was founded in 1994 to address the global challenges of ethnic, religious and political conflict, and has worked in more than 20 countries around the world."] [external_child_index title="KATU - Civil Society Conflict Prevention Network" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/katu.png" link="http://www.katunet.fi" description="KATU is an open network of Finnish NGO's with the goal of improving their work in conflict prevention."] [external_child_index title="Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/kvinnatillkvinna.png" link="http://www.kvinnatillkvinna.org/index.asp" description="The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation supports women in conflict regions around the world."] [external_child_index title="Life & Peace Institute (LPI)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/life-peace-institute.png" link="http://www.life-peace.org/default2.asp?xid=297" description="LPI is an international and ecumenical centre that supports and promotes non-violent approaches to conflict transformation through a combination of research and action."] [external_child_index title="Mediators Beyond Borders" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/mediators-borders.png" link="http://www.mediatorsbeyondborders.org/" description="Mediators Beyond Borders partners with communities worldwide to build their conflict resolution capacity for preventing, resolving and healing from conflict."] [external_child_index title="Nansen Dialogue Network " image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/nansen-dialogue-network.png" link="http://www.nansen-dialogue.net/" description="The Nansen Dialogue Network organises meetings between politicians, journalists, teachers, parents and pupils to explore potential solutions for their conflicts."] [external_child_index title="National Peace Foundation (NPF)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/national-peace-foundation.png" link="http://www.nationalpeace.org/" description="The National Peace Foundation works with civil society to solve problems and prevent conflict through community peacebuilding and citizen empowerment."] [external_child_index title="Nonviolent Conflict" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/nonviolent-conflict.png" link="http://www.nonviolent-conflict.com/" description="Nonviolent Conflict is a way for people to fight for rights, freedom, justice, self-determination, and accountable government, through the use of civil resistance."] [external_child_index title="Nonviolent Peaceforce" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/nonviolent-peace-force.png" link="http://www.nonviolentpeaceforce.org/" description="The mission of Nonviolent Peaceforce is to build a large-scale trained, international civilian non-violent peaceforce."] [external_child_index title="Noref" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/noref.png" link="http://www.peacebuilding.no/eng" description="Noref is a resource centre integrating knowledge and experience to strengthen peacebuilding policy and practice."] [external_child_index title="Oxford Research Group ORG)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/org.png" link="http://oxfordresearchgroup.org.uk/" description="ORG is an independent think-tank that pioneers the idea of sustainable approaches to security as an alternative to violence."] [external_child_index title="Partners for Democratic Change International (PDCI)" link="http://www.pdci-network.org" description="PDCI is a global partnership of 18 independent, local organisations in Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East that work to advance civil society, good governance and a culture of change and conflict management worldwide."] [external_child_index title="Pax Christi International" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/pax-christi.png" link="http://www.paxchristi.net/international/eng/index.php" description="Pax Christi International is a Catholic peace movement working on a global scale on a wide variety of issues in the fields of human rights, peace and conflict."] [external_child_index title="Pax Populi" link="http://www.paxpopuli.org/" description="Pax Populi’s mission is to put the tools of peacemaking into the hands of ordinary people by supporting initiatives to advance peace through education and economic development within a framework of human rights."] [external_child_index title="Peace and Collaborative Development Network (PCDN)" link="http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/" description="PCDN is a free, open professional networking site for people involved in peacebuilding all across the world."] [external_child_index title="Peace Brigades International (PBI)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/pbi.png" link="http://www.peacebrigades.org/" description="PBI is an international grassroots NGO that has promoted nonviolence and protected human rights since 1981. We send international volunteers to areas of conflict, providing protective accompaniment to human rights defenders threatened by political violence, and also facilitate other peacebuilding initiatives."] [external_child_index title="Peace Direct" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/peacedirect.png" link="http://www.peacedirect.org" description="In every conflict local people are building peace - stopping violence, uniting communities and saving lives. Peace Direct funds and promotes their work. Their vision is of a world where local people lead the peaceful resolution of their own conflicts."] [external_child_index title="Peace One Day" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/peace-one-day.png" link="http://www.peaceoneday.org" description="Peace One Day campagins on the idea of an international day of peace on 21 September every year."] [external_child_index title="Peace X Peace" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/peace-x-peace.png" link="http://www.peacexpeace.org/" description="Peace X Peace raises and strengthens women's voices as the most effective way to build cultures of peace around the world."] [external_child_index title="Radio La Benevolencija" image="/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/radio-la-benevolencija-p.jpg" link="http://www.labenevolencija.org/" description="Radio La Benevolencija produces radio documentaries and soap operas designed to build healthy communities and promote trauma healing in the DRC, Burundi and Rwanda."] [external_child_index title="Responding to Conflict (RTC)" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/rtc.png" link="http://www.respond.org/" description="RTC works to support people and organisations in transforming violent conflict and building lasting peace."] [external_child_index title="Saferworld" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/saferworld.png" link="http://www.saferworld.org.uk" description="Saferworld works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security."] [external_child_index title="Search for Common Ground" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/search-for-common-ground.png" link="http://www.sfcg.org/" description="In collaboration with local organisations, Search for Common Ground seeks to transform the way the world deals with conflict - away from adversarial approaches and towards collaborative problem solving."] [external_child_index title="Small Arms Survey" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/small-arms-survey.png" link="http://www.smallarmssurvey.org/" description="The Small Arms Survey is the principal source of public information on all aspects of small arms. It serves to monitor national and international (governmental and non-governmental) initiatives, and acts as a clearing house for the dissemination of best practices in the field."] [external_child_index title="swisspeace" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/swisspeace.png" link="http://www.swisspeace.ch/typo3/index.php" description="swisspeace researches the causes of wars and violent conflicts, develops tools for early recognition of tensions, and formulates conflict mitigation and peacebuilding strategies."] [external_child_index title="Tanenbaum" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/tanenbaum.png" link="https://www.tanenbaum.org/" description="Tanenbaum works to reduce religious ignorance and prevent hatred and violence perpetrated in the name of religion by supporting religious peacemakers who struggle in areas of armed conflict and by overcoming religious intolerance."] [external_child_index title="TechChange" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/techchange.png" link="http://techchange.org/" description="TechChange partners with universities, organisations and software developers to train leaders to leverage emerging technologies for social change."] [external_child_index title="The Peacebuilding Portal" link="http://www.peacebuildingportal.org/" description="The Peacebuilding Portal supports multilateral collaboration and networking on conflict prevention and peacebuilding by offering local, national and international stakeholders a web tool to strengthen their work with each other and the United Nations."] [external_child_index title="Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research (TFF)" link="http://www.transnational.org/" description="TFF is an independent think tank, a global network and a website for peace by peaceful means. It inspires a passion for peace from the grassroots to the corridors of power. TFF is an all-volunteer global network. It promotes conflict-mitigation and reconciliation in general and in selected conflict regions through meticulous on-the-ground research, active listening, education and advocacy."] [external_child_index title="Ushahidi" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/ushahidi.png" link="http://www.ushahidi.com/" description="Ushahidi develops free and open source software for information collection, visualisation and interactive mapping."] [external_child_index title="WITNESS" image="/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/witness.png" link="http://www.witness.org/" description="WITNESS is an international human rights organisation that provides training and support to local groups to use video in their human rights advocacy campaigns."]