Peace Studies: Web Sites

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Practice and Practitioners--Reports from the Field

Online dictionaries, glossaries

Governmental (national) aid organizations

Another very brief, very selective list ...

International organizations

Policy institutes ('think tanks')

Here's a sampling of think tanks that do work in the areas of development, peacebuilding, or human rights only.  For a more comprehensive list, look at the NIRA directory linked below!

Here's more about think tanks.  

About think tanks

So what exactly is a think tank?! 

Below are a couple of brief definitions.  Hopefully reading those will explain why we're including them on this page. 

What's the viewpoint or agenda?

If you're wondering about the viewpoint (if any) that a particular think tank may espouse, look them up on SourceWatch.org (link below; from the Center for Media & Democracy). FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting) also has an analysis of the pattern of news media cites to think tanks.