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Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs): International Affairs

Peacekeeping & Peacebuilding

Alliance for Peacebuilding. Network of over 100 organizations working to resolve conflict and create sustainable peace in 153 countries. 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Network of research centers dedicated to peace through analysis & development of policy with government, business, & civil society.

Center for International PolicyResearch and advocacy organization that promotes transparency and accountability in U.S. foreign policy and global relations. 

Global Center for the Responsibility to Protect. International NGO created to transform the responsibility to protect into a practical guide for action in the face of mass atrocities.

Human Security Report. Information and analyzes on global and regional trends in armed conflict and other forms of organized violence. From the Human Security Report Project.

International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect. Coalition bringing together NGOs from all regions of the world to strengthen normative consensus for RtoP.

International Crisis Group. Independent, non-profit organisation committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. See especially their Crisis Watch Database.

International Peace Institute. Independent, international not-for-profit think tank dedicated to promoting the prevention and settlement of conflicts between and within states by strengthening institutions.

International Peace Research Institute Oslo. Conducts research on peaceful relations between states, groups and people. 

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).  International institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament.

International Relations & Security

The Atlantic Council. Promotes leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the Atlantic Community's role in meeting global challenges.

Brookings Institution. Conduct research on ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global levels.

British American Security Information Council (BASIC). Seeks non-judgmental engagement and common ground in the interests of nuclear disarmament.

Center for Security Studies.  Center for Swiss and international security policy expertise in research, teaching, and consulting activities.

Center for Strategic and International Studies.  International policy institute focused on defense, security; and many other transnational challenges.

Chatham House. The Royal Institute of International Affairs. Independent policy institute based in London dedicated to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.

Council on Foreign Relations. Important US Foreign Policy Institute and publisher of Foreign Affairs

French Institute for International Relations. Research and debate on major contemporary international issues.

Harvard Center for International Development. Conducts research at international development at all academic levels.  See their working papers.

RAND Corporation.  Addresses security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Much research conducted on behalf of public & private grantors and clients.

The Trilateral Commission. Leaders from Europe, Japan and North America to foster cooperation among core industrialized areas of the world with shared leadership responsibilities in the international system. 

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  Global policy think tank charted by the US Congress.  Covers many regional and international areas but focuses chiefly on international affairs and security.

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