International

PEACE ORGANISATIONS – International

Abolition 2000 Abolition 2000 is a network of over 2000 organisations in more than 90 countries worldwide working for a global treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons. 

AlertNet Alerting humanitarians to emergencies. 

Amnesty International Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in over 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights. Their vision is for every person to enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. 

Australian Peace Committee (South Australia) The Australian Peace Committee (SA) Inc. is an organisation aimed at promoting disarmament, human rights, justice, development and peace. 

Canadian Peace Alliance The Canadian Peace Alliance (CPA) is the largest umbrella peace organisation in Canada . Since its foundation in 1985, the organisation has been helping its member groups to act as a broad coalition in order to provide a strong, co-ordinated voice for peace issues at the national level. 

Conflict Resolution Network (Australia) Their vision is to create a conflict-resolving community in a culture of peace and social justice by researching, developing, teaching and implementing the theory and practice of CR throughout a national and international network. Conflict Resolution (CR) builds stronger and more unified organisations and more rewarding relationships. This comprehensive site takes a broad view of conflict resolution and is packed with news and resources.   

Friends of the Earth (Australia) Friends of the Earth (FoE) is a federation of autonomous local groups who are working towards an environmentally sustainable future. FoE vision is of a world where everyone’s needs are met in a way which safeguards the future of the environment. They campaign for a world where environmental protection, social justice and economic welfare for all people, go hand in hand. Through our local, national and international networks, they work with the community to communicate, raise awareness, put forward alternatives and take action.  

Global Movement for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence CPNN USA is a site of the Culture of Peace News Network, a global network of interactive Internet sites in many languages where readers exchange information about events, experiences, books, music, and web news that promote a culture of peace. It is a project of the United Nations International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World.  

Hague Appeal for Peace The Hague Appeal for Peace is an international network of organizations and individuals dedicated to the abolition of war and making peace a human right.  

International Peace Bureau The International Peace Bureau is dedicated to the vision of a World Without War. Their current main programme centres on Sustainable Disarmament for Sustainable Development and they campaign mainly on the reduction of military expenditure. They believe that by reducing funding for the military sector, significant amounts of money would be available for social projects domestically or abroad and lead to the fulfilling of real human needs and general development. At the same time, they support different disarmament campaigns and provide them with knowledge about the economic dimensions of weapons and conflicts. 

LKPY (Loving Kindness Peaceful Youth) Loving Kindness Peaceful Youth aims to inspire and nurture loving kindness among young people.  The main aim is to generate the good heart and loving kindness, so that young people grow up with these qualities and offer peace and happiness in the world to others. Loving Kindness Peaceful Youth is a not for profit incorporated association based in Australia with an international scope.  

Non Violent Peace Force As an unarmed, paid civilian peacekeeping force, Nonviolent Peaceforce fosters dialogue among parties in conflict and provides a protective presence for threatened civilians. With the headquarters in Brussels, NP peacekeeping teams are presently deployed in the Philippines, in South Sudan, and the South Caucasus. The peacekeepers include veterans of conflict zones, experienced peacekeepers, and those new to the field with the right combination of experience, skills, aptitude and attitude. Nonviolent Peaceforce USA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Within every combat zone they enter, and throughout their work worldwide, they want to achieve four overarching goals:

  • To create a space for fostering lasting peace.
  • To protect civilians, especially those made vulnerable because of the conflict.
  • To develop and promote the theory and practice of unarmed civilian peacekeeping so that it may be adopted as a policy option by decision makers and public institutions.
  • To build the pool of professionals able to join peace teams through regional activities, training, and maintaining a roster of trained, available people.  

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Founded in 1982, the Foundation is comprised of individuals and organizations worldwide who realize the imperative for peace in the Nuclear Age. The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan international education and advocacy organization. It has consultative status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council and is recognized by the UN as a Peace Messenger Organization. Its vision is a just and peaceful world, free of nuclear weapons. Its mission is to educate and advocate for peace and a world free of nuclear weapons and to empower peace leaders. 

Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament is a network dedicated to providing parliamentarians worldwide with up to date information on nuclear weapons policies and to helping parliamentarians become engaged in nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament initiatives.  

Teaching and Learning for Peace (Australia) Its specific mission is to document, support, develop and present peace-building possibilities based upon story-telling processes to communities both locally and internationally, connecting via the Internet with the purpose of bringing adults and children together to share in the peace-building process. 

The Baha'i International Community Information on the persecution of Baha'is in Iran and Egypt.