The Peace & Conflict Studies Program
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This is a comprehensive, annotated guide to peace studies and conflict
resolution programs at colleges and universities worldwide. This edition
profiles over 600 undergraduate, Master's and Doctoral programs and
concentrations in over 40 countries. Entries describe the program's philosophy
and goals, examples of course offerings, key course requirements, degrees and
certificates offered and complete contact information including email and web
addresses. This edition includes greatly enhanced indices by state, country,
affiliation and type of degree.
An excellent source for graduate programs, syllabi, materials, and case studies.
A comprehensive clearinghouse of graduate programs in the US.
Preserving world peace is a central purpose of the United Nations. Under the Charter, Member States agree to settle disputes by peaceful means and refrain from threatening or using force against other States.
Over the years, the UN has played a major role in helping defuse international crises and in resolving protracted conflicts. It has undertaken complex operations involving peacemaking, peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance. It has worked to prevent conflicts from breaking out. And after a conflict, it has increasingly undertaken action to address the root causes of war and lay the foundation for durable peace.
UN efforts have produced dramatic results. The U