International Peace Research Association IPRA

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The International Peace Research Association IPRA hold its next conference “Patterns of Conflict: Paths to Peace” in 2006, in Calgary, Canada, from June 29 to July 3, 2006.

The purpose of IPRA is to advance interdisciplinary research into the conditions of peace and the causes of war and other forms of violence. To this end, IPRA encourages worldwide cooperation designed to assist the advancement of peace research and, in particular:

·to promote national and international studies and teaching related to the pursuit of world peace;

·to facilitate contacts and cooperation between scholars and educators throughout the world;

·and to encourage worldwide dissemination of results of peace research.

IPRA was founded in 1964, and since then it has vigorously promoted peace research and peace education. With over 1300 members from some 90 countries, IPRA is the most respected scholarly association in this field. IPRA has links with more than 200 research institutions and is a member of the International Social Science Council. In 1989, IPRA received the UNESCO prize for Peace Education. IPRA has five regional associations: Asia-Pacific Peace Research Association (APPRA), Africa Peace Research and Education Association (AFPREA), European Peace Research Association (EUPRA), Latin American Peace Research Association (CLAIP) and Peace and Justice Association (North America).

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The Peace Education Commission (PEC) of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) facilitates international exchanges about peace education and research related to peace education.

The Asia-Pacific Peace Research Association (APPRA) is an international non-governmental organization of peace researchers, peace educators and peace advocates. APPRA, although an independent organization, shall function as a regional branch of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA).

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Die Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung AFK ist eine wissenschaftliche Vereinigung von Friedens- und Konfliktforscherinnen und -forschern verschiedener Disziplinen im deutschsprachigen Raum;


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