International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRAF)
Founded in 1990 the IPRA Foundation, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization, furthers the purposes and activities of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) which, since 1965, has sought to enhance the processes of peace.
The mission of the IPRA Foundation is to advance the field of peace research through rigorous investigation into the causes of conflict and examination of alternatives to violence. Peace researchers inform peace activities that inspire visions of a peaceful world.
Inspire visions of a peaceful world
Promote knowledge of non-violent peace strategies
Increase the number of peace scholars around the world
Encourage peace science and arts
Further the purpose and activities of IPRA
Grow worldwide communication and collaboration among peace researchers
Impactful and socially relevant research: We value original research, and peace activities informed by that research, that contributes to the world community and engages key stakeholders.
Positive Peace: We value peace and justice by nonviolent means.
Respect: We value respecting dignity, humanity, identity and diversity.
Empowerment: We value research by people of and within the most vulnerable and marginalized areas of our world community.