Amesbury Friends Peace Center

An Outreach Project of Amesbury Friends Meeting

International Peace Organizations

Below is a list of peace organizations that operate on a global scale or have information about the world and peace efforts in it.

African Great Lakes Initiative (AGLI) of the Friends Peace Teams. African Great Lakes Initiative strengthens, supports and promotes peace activities in the Great Lakes region of Africa. http://www.aglionline.org/

***See an incredibly moving clip about the power of reconciliation in the Rwanda Healing Project run by AGLI. http://www.aglionline.org/

Alternatives to Violence International (AVP)-  AVP is a training program enabling participants to deal with potentially violent situations in new and creative ways. http://avpinternational.org/

Amnesty International - . Worldwide movement for the internationally recognized human rights for all. http://amnesty.org/

Control Arms Campaign - Control Arms is a campaign jointly run by Amnesty International, IANSA and Oxfam to diminish the arms trade. http://www.controlarms.org/en

Doctors without Borders - http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/

 

The Fellowship of Reconciliation is the largest, oldest Interfaith Peace organization in the United States and is dedicated to the promotion of nonviolent ... http://www.forusa.org/

 

Global Issues website - Many articles and statistics. Stopped 10-08 but valuable information from the past. http://www.globalissues.org

The Halo Trust -  works to eliminate land mines and debris of war all over the world. http://www.halotrust.org/index.html

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights.www.hrw.org

Mercy Corps  - International aid and development organization for 30 years. http://www.mercycorps.org/

One World - OneWorld.net is an online hub publishing news on global issues and providing support to non-profits working to create a better world. Alternative to mainstream media.  http://us.oneworld.net/

Peace and Collaborative Development Network - Free professional networking site to foster dialogue and sharing of resources in international development and related fields. http://internationalpeaceandconflict.ning.com/

Seeds of Peace -Since 1993, Seeds of Peace has been dedicated to empowering young leaders from regions of conflict with the leadership skills required to advance reconciliation and coexistence. http://www.seedsofpeace.org/

Note: Dallas Peace Center has a good list of international peace orgs.  http://dallaspeacecenter.org/?q=node/931