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International Relations and Peace Research Institute


1Calle 9-52, Zona 1

Head of institution: Dr. Luis Alberto Padilla MenÚndez

Telephone:      +502 / 232-8260
Fax:                +502 / 253-1532
e-mail: iripaz@quetzal.net

Scientific expertise:
Peace research / Conflict studies and negotiation process / Ethics of democracy / Contemporary mayan / Society / Globalization and regional

Research details:

Peace theory / International relations / Basic research  X
Global threats (economic and ecological issues)   
Causes and origins of war  X
East-West-relations (security, economics, culture)   
Security policy (arms control, disarmament, alternative concepts, civilian defence)   
Arms and development, arms export   
Conversion of armaments and sites   
North-South relations (security, economics, migration, environment)  X
Dynamics of conflict and development in countries of the South   
Intra-social and ethnic conflicts (national identities)  X
Psychological peace research   
Feminist aspects of peace research   
International law and peaceful order (International Organizations), human rights  X
Historical peace research   
Peace education and theory of peace education   
Ethics of peace, non-violence   
Non-violent conflict management   

Journals, periodicals:
"International Studies Journal" (bi-annually)

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