Resource Guide

Peace Almanac –

Mapping Military Madness Update 2015 –

Where Your Income Tax Money Really Goes-

Peace Science Digest –

Global Peace Index –


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A Bold Peace

A Force More Powerful

Bringing Down a Dictator

Orange Revolution

Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Paying the Price of Peace

A Sampling of other Peace Organizations on the World Wide Web

Albert Einstein Institution,

American Friends Service Committee,

Campaign to Close All Military Bases,

Campaign Nonviolence,

Carter Center,

Christian Peacemaker Teams,

Citizens for Global Solutions,

Conflict Resolution Center International,

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace,

Coalition For Peace Action,

Coalition for the International Criminal Court,


Fellowship Of Reconciliation,


Hague Appeal For Peace,

Human Rights Watch,

Institute for Inclusive Security,

Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy,

International Center for Nonviolent Conflict,

International Civil Society Action Network,

International Fellowship of Reconciliation,

International Peace Research Association,

International Peace Bureau,

International Network for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases,

Jewish Peace Fellowship,

Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute,

Metta Center for Nonviolence,

Muslim Peacemaker Teams Iraq,

National Peace Foundation,

Nobel Women’s Initiative,

Nonviolence International,

Nonviolent Peaceforce,


Oxfam International,

Pace e Bene,

Peace Action Training and Research Institute of Romania (PATRIR),

Pax Christi,

Peace Action,

Peace Brigades International,

Peace And Justice Studies Association,

Peace Direct,

Peace People,


The People’s Charter to Create a Nonviolent World,

Ploughshares Fund,

Rotarian Action Group for Peace,

Transcend International,

United for Peace and Justice,

United Nations Association of the United States (UNA/USA),

Veterans for Peace,

Waging Nonviolence,

Women’s Action for New Directions,

War Prevention Initiative,

War Resisters League,

War Resisters International,

Women’s International League for Peace and freedom,

World Federalist Movement,

World Parliament,

… and the many, many wonderful organizations we cannot list here. You are part of the movement to end all war. We are one!

Please Note this is a work in progress and will always be a living document. We invite any and all to comment, critique and help to improve it.

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