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United Nations Homepage

United Nations - IRIN News - Sudan
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Alternative Resources on the U.S. "War Against Terrorism"
Sections include: Alternative News ; Petitions ; Demonstrations ; Additional Links.
- American Library Association - Social Responsibilities Round Table

Committee on Conscience
"...mandate alert the national conscience, influence policy makers, and stimulate worldwide action to confront and work to halt acts of genocide or related crimes against humanity."
Includes "websites documenting genocide, ethnic strife, war crimes, and human rights violations worldwide."
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Crimes of War
"A unique collaboration of journalists, lawyers and scholars that seeks to raise awareness of the laws of war."
Sections include: Magazine ; Essays ; Photo Essays ; Expert Analysis ; Seminars ; Noteworthy ; Gray Zone ; Resources ; Book.

H-Peace Discussion Network
"H-Peace is an international electronic network affiliated with the Peace History Society that seeks to broaden understanding about historical and contemporary peace, justice, and disarmament concerns."

Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (New Delhi)
"This site - on South Asian Security Issues - aims to inform, analyse and nurture debates on crucial strategic choices affecting South Asia. We invite visitors to browse the site and keep track of key strategic issues as reported in the Indian media."
Major sections include: China Related Issues ; Indian Foreign Policy ; Indo-Pak Relations ; Kashmir ; Military Issues ; North East India ; Nuclear Related Issues ; US Related Issues.

Institute for Science and International Security
"Its efforts focus on stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, bringing about greater transparency of nuclear activities worldwide, and achieving deep reductions in nuclear arsenals. ISIS's projects integrate technical, scientific, and policy research in order to build a sound foundation for a wide variety of efforts to reduce the threat posed by nuclear weapons to U.S. and international security."

Publications, Papers and Assessments (selected)

International Peace Academy
" an independent, international institution dedicated to promoting the prevention and settlement of armed conflicts between and within states through policy research and development."

Kent State at Baruch (5/6/70)
Memorial Service Held at Baruch on May 6, 1970
"It is this memorial service together with the other events at Baruch College all related as immediate reactions to the shootings at Kent State that form the focus of this exhibit."
Newman Library, Baruch Archives, Baruch College, CUNY

League of Nations: Statistical and Disarmament Documents
"...contains the full text of 260 League of Nations documents. The League existed from 1919 to 1946. Although Russia and the United States refused to join, its members included countries from Africa, Asia, Europe and North and South America. The documents in this digitized collection focus on three areas: the founding of the League, international statistics published by the League, and the League's work toward international disarmament. To promote peace and security, the League reduced national armaments and prevented the manufacture of implements of war. Most of the publications in this digital collection concern disarmament."
Government Publications and Maps, Northwestern University Library Democracy in Action
"MoveOn is working to bring ordinary people back into politics. With a system that today revolves around big money and big media, most citizens are left out. When it becomes clear that our "representatives" don't represent the public, the foundations of democracy are in peril. MoveOn is a catalyst for a new kind of grassroots involvement, supporting busy but concerned citizens in finding their political voice."

Peaceful Tomorrows
" an advocacy organization founded by family members of September Eleventh victims. Its mission is to seek effective nonviolent responses to terrorism, and identify a commonality with all people similarly affected by violence throughout the world. By conscientiously exploring peaceful options in our search for justice, we choose to spare additional innocent families the suffering that we have already experiencedóas well as to break the endless cycle of violence and retaliation engendered by war."

United for Peace & Justice
" a new national campaign that brings together a broad range of organizations throughout the United States to help coordinate our work against a U.S. war on Iraq."
Sections include: Calls to Action ; Get Involved ; News ; Event Reports ; Students & Youth ; Press Room ; Resources for Organizing ; Anti-War Statements

The War in Context
"alternative perspectives on the 'war on terrorism' and the middle east conflict"
"...invites anyone with interest and an open mind to listen to the critical discourse in which the policies and actions of the Bush administration are now being questioned. This debate, which is engaging concerned citizens around the globe, will hopefully inform the development of a sustainable new world order - a world order in which America is as much shaped by the World as is the World shaped by America."

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