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World Peace Foundation 2005f
79 John F. Kennedy Street Cambridge, MA 02138, United States
tel:1-617 496 9812 fax:1-617 491 8588
e-mail:world_peace@harvard.edu
URL:http://www.worldpeacefoundation.org


Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1910.

General Description: The Foundation analyzes the cause of ethnic, religious, and other intercommunal conflict, and seeks to identify practical ways to prevent and limit such conflict. It is concerned with the vulnerability of weak states, with good governance and improving leadership, with methods of moderating the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, with peace building and peace enforcement capabilities in Africa, and with the role of truth commissions in conflict prevention and conflict resolution.

Annual Budget:

Staff: 3 (1 research)

Executive Officers:
Prof. ROTBERG, Robert I. (President)

(As of November, 2004)

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