International Peace Research Association
Secretaries General
Christine Atieno
Matt Meyer

The International Peace Research Association is a global network of academics. It was founded in 1964 and promotes peace by supporting national organizations, hosting conferences, publishing and supporting the publication of peace-promoting journals.


The International Peace Research Association was founded in 1964[1] and is a global network of educators and researchers who collaborate on peace-building activities.[2]

The association encourages national and international peace-building education and supports the dissemination of peace-promoting research.[2]

The 2021-2023 co-secretaries generals are Christine Atieno and Matt Meyer.[3]


The association organizes a biannual conference, sponsors peace journals, and publishes a newsletter.[4]

In 1973, it formed the Peace Education Commission, that identifies and describes the work of International Peace Research Association members.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b Percival, Mindy Andrea (1989). "An intellectual history of the Peace Education Commission of the International Peace Research Association - ProQuest". Retrieved 2022-04-29.
  2. ^ a b Alger, Chadwick F. (1987-01-01). "International peace research association". Medicine and War. 3 (1): 49–52. doi:10.1080/07488008708408733. ISSN 0748-8009.
  3. ^ "Governing Council (2021 – 2023)". Retrieved 2022-04-29.
  4. ^ Deodato Rivera, Greetings, Education for Peace: Reflection and Action, Magnus Haavelstrud (editor), University of Keele, UK, IPC Science and Technology Press, 1974, p10