The Center forms partnerships with individual organizations to help leverage the resources of each organization by sharing information, new findings and capabilities that contribute to reducing killing in the world. While some partnerships are more general and lasting, others are focused on specific projects or activities, usually involving research, educational, policy-making, governmental, religious, and other organizations working on issues related to nonkilling.
The Brazilian Institute for Nonkilling (INAM) is a Brazilian-based nonprofit established in 2009 to promote nonkilling through education, policy and research initiatives. INAM has been partnering with CGNK on the development of a Global Nonkilling Observatory at the Itajaí Valley University and a Portuguese edition of Nonkilling Global Political Science published by the Federal University of Pernambuco Press. Website.
The Centre Caraïbéen pour la Non-Violence Globale et le Développement Durable is a Haitian nonprofit fostering nonviolence, nonkilling and sustainable development through research, training and action orientated projects since 2004. Through a series of initiatives, it has emphasized the positive aspects in Hati's history and culture, building creative nonkilling alternatives. CCNGD is responsible for the French and Haitian Creole editions of Nonkilling Global Political Science. Website.
The Federal University of Pernambuco's Dom Hélder Câmara Human Rights Commission was established in 1998 as a multidisciplinary entity working toward the promotion, monitoring, education, research, and university extension of Human Rights. Including academics, students, university workers and civil society organizations, the Commission has an important role in the dissemination and applications of the concepts peace and nonkilling in Brazil's Northeastern state of Pernambuco. Website.
Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies is a global transdisciplinary network and fellowship of concerned academics and practitioners focused on the stimulation of systemic change toward ending humiliating practices and breaking cycles of humiliation. As a first step in the partnership between HDHS and CGNK, an Open Space Session will be organized during the first day of the 13th Annual Conference of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies in Hawai'i (2009). Website.
Mleci / Glenn Paige Nonkilling School is an educational initiative focused on the needs of the local children from Kazimia-Katondje, Great Lakes region of the DR Congo. The school and kindergarten has over 200 students and, as part of its innovative program, teaches nonkilling through an adapted consensation of CGNK's materials into Kiswahili. The School is a project of the nonprofit organization Mleci. Website.
The Orient Center for Studies and Cultural Dialogue is a Jordanian nonprofit dedicated to the advancement of peaceful and democratic dialogue between cultures, particularly in the Middle East, based on the principles of nonviolence, political participation, human rights and dialogue of civilizations. The Orient Center translated and promoted the publication of an Arabic edition of Nonkilling Global Political Science at the University of Jordan and supports various CGNK's projects in the region. Website.
The Philippine Institute for Global Nonkilling is a center for nonkilling research and training established at Kalayaan College, Quezon City, Philippines. The Institute is part of the Movement for a Nonkilling Philippines and provides regular reports on violence and nonkilling interventions through monitoring and mapping projects. Kalayaan College was also pioneer lauching the book Towards a Nonkilling Filipino Society in 2004 and a Filipino translation of Nonkilling Global Political Science in 2007. Website.
The Italian Psychological Sciences Society for Peace (SISPa) is a scientific-professional association involved in promoting peaceful forms of living together according to the principles of justice and social fairness, of participatory democracy, tolerance and social solidarity, interethnic and intereligious and of full expression of integration and human rights guarantee. Website.
The University of Hawa'i's Spark Matsunaga Institute for Peace is a multi-disciplinary academic community of scholars, students, practitioners, and visitors who, through teaching, research, service and application, seek to educate, train and develop applications on peacemaking and conflict resolution. Established in 1985, the Institute has been instrumental in the development of CGNK and is still supportive promoting joint events and publications and making available university facilities. Website.
The Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research is an independent think tank, a global network and a website for peace by peaceful means. Its main goals are conflict-mitigation, peace research and education to improve conflict understanding at all levels and promote alternative security and global development based on nonviolent politics, economics, sustainability and ethics of care. Website.
The World Education Forum 2010 will be held in Santiago de Compostela from December the 9th to the 13th under the auspices of the United Nations and UNESCO focusing on peace education, peace research and culture of peace. It will run joitly with the UN’s Alliance of Civilizations High-level Group and the Decade for a Culture of Peace coordinators meetings, providing an opportunity to evaluate the level of achievement of both programs and the Millennium Development Goals. CGNK is present at the Forum's Organizing Committee with 20 other partner organizations. Website.
The Zentrum zur Förderung des Nichttötens - Nonkilling Deutschland is a German nonprofit working closely with the Center for Global Nonkilling to foster nonkilling knowledge, research and advocacy among German-speaking countries. Besides producing a German translation of Nonkilling Global Political Science it commits important efforts to introduce nonkilling in the arts and to bring to public consciousness the nonkilling legacy of Petra Kelly (1947-1992). Website.
The Zero a Seis (Zero to Six) Institute for Early Childhood and Culture of Peace is a Brazilian nonprofit that fosters a culture of peace and nonviolence focusing on the stages ranging from prenatal to early childhood, sharing and applying research findings related to psychological, neurological and social human development. Complementing the Nonkilling Primary School Guide (ages 7 to 14) that is being developed by CGNK, Zero a Seis will create and adapt learning materials, games and exercises for early childhood. Website.
Networks integrate groups of organizations tied together by common values, visions or ideas toward the promotion of certain goals. The Center participates in networks, alliances and campaigns with other international institutions and civil society organizations with interests related to nonkilling, creating essential linkages for learning, outreach, communications and project implementation.
The World Campaign for In-Depth Reform of the System of International Institutions intends to encourage a series of reforms of International Institutions towards a global system of democratic governance, through representative procedures involving the participation of all the actors in the global arena, contributing to building a fairer, more equitable, diverse, sustainable and peaceful world. Website.
Ubuntu - World Forum of Civil Society Networks' main objective is to unite and federate efforts amongst national and international institutions which are focused on promoting peace, endogenous development, dignity and human rights. The ultimate goal is to promote the construction of a world that is more human, just, peaceful, diverse and sustainable, thus contributing to bring about a transition from a culture based on force and imposition towards a culture of peace, dialogue, justice, equity, and solidarity. Website.
The Earth Charter Initiative is is an extraordinarily diverse, global network of people, organizations, and institutions that participate in promoting and implementing the values and principles of the Earth Charter. The Initiative is a broad-based, voluntary, civil society effort. Participants include leading international institutions, national governments and their agencies, university associations, NGOs and community-based groups, city governments, faith groups, schools and businesse–as well as thousands of individuals. Website.
End poverty by 2015 is the historic promise 189 world leaders made at the United Nations Millennium Summit in 2000 when they signed onto the Millennium Declaration and agreed to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The United Nations Millennium Campaign supports and inspires people from around the world to take action in support of the Millennium Development Goal. Website.
The Global Transparency Initiative is a network of civil society organisations promoting openness in the International Financial Institutions (IFIs), such as the World Bank, the IMF, the European Investment Bank and Regional Development Banks. The GTI believes the people have a right to information from public institutions and a right to participate in the development policies and projects that affect their lives. Website.
The Coalition for the International Criminal Court includes 2,500 organizations around the world working in partnership to strengthen international cooperation with the International Criminal Court; ensure that the Court is fair, effective and independent; make justice both visible and universal; and advance stronger national laws that deliver justice to victims of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. Website.
The International Action Network on Small Arms is the global movement against gun violence -a network of 800 civil society organisations working in 120 countries to stop the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons. IANSA seeks to make people safer from gun violence by securing stronger regulation on guns in society and better controls on arms exports. Website.
The Peace, Justice and Environment Project is present in 43 US states representing over 1000 local groups and organizations that use the Actions Options Tool web application to facilitate online communication and cooperation. The website application offers an online actions center, campaigns (petitions, e-letters, boycotts, fundraisers), calendars, resource center, forum and personalized Social Networking Political and Action Pages. Website.
The Alliance for a Responsible, Plural and United World is an informal network made of people, institutions and movements that are aware of the complexity of contemporary problems and seek to find the necessary mutations so that we can together act upon the future. It is based on the Platform text drafted in 1993, that calls for a diagnosis on the nature and causes of the main crisis points of our world and to share the common values and principles for action aiming for a more responsible and united world. Website.
Kuleana Hawai'i is a network of Hawaiian civil society groups and organizations working on the promotion of human, social and environmental rights in the Islands. The network encourages coopetaion and communication between participating organizations through the exchange of ideas, expertise and resources . The Center for Global Nonkilling participated in the establishment of Kuleana Hawai'i as a founding member. Website.
WiserEarth is a free-to-use, non-commercial, online community space which has been created for the people, nonprofit organizations and private organizations who are working to create a more just and sustainable world. This initiative was created to help the people and organizations increase their collective awareness, reduce the duplication of efforts, and facilitate better connectivity with the aim of increasing overall effectiveness to prevent harm and institute positive change. Website.
The World March for Peace and Nonviolence will begin in New Zealand on October 2, 2009, the anniversary of Gandhi’s birth, declared the “International Day of Nonviolence” by the United Nations. It will conclude in the Andes Mountains (Argentina) on January 2, 2010. The March will last 90 days and has the ultimate goal of creating global awareness of the urgent need to condemn of all forms of violence and bring about real Peace. Website.
- Asian/Pacific Islander Youth Violence Prevention Center
- Maui Peace Action
- Kuleana Hawai‘i
- Pacific Justice and Reconciliation
- Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research
- Hawai‘i Peace and Justice
- Malu ‘Aina Center for Nonviolent Education & Action
- Global Hope
- Maui College Peace Club
- Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- Pillars of Peace Hawai‘i
- ‘A‘ole! No Uranium Weapons in Hawai‘i
- Gandhi International Institute for Peace
- Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies
- Girl Fest Hawaii
- Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace
- Parents and Children Together
- Peace Garden Hawai‘i
- Hawaii Friends of Justice and Civic Education
- Domestic Violence Action Center
- Philosophy for Children in Hawai‘i
- First Earth Batallion
- Hawai‘i Institute for Human Rights
- United Nations Association of Hawai‘i
- Koa Books
- DMZ Hawai‘i / Aloha ‘Aina
- ‘Iolani Peace Institute
Links to other organizations
- Ahimsa Times
- Albert Einstein Institution
- American Friends Service Committee
- Amnesty International
- Anuvrat Global Organization (Anuvibha)
- APRED: Association for the study and practice of non-militarization and demilitarization
- Arias Foundation for Peace and Human Progress
- Bahá’í Faith
- Bund fur Soziale Verteidigung
- Center for Change
- Center for Christian Nonviolence
- Center for Defense Information
- Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies
- Center for the Advancement of Nonviolence
- Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors
- Centre Caraïbéen pour la Non-Violence Globale et le Développement Durable
- Cesar Chavez-United Farm Workers
- Charter for a World without Violence
- Commonweal Collection
- Culture of Peace News Network
- Dayton Peace Museum
- Every Church a Peace Church
- Fondation Chirezi (FOCHI)
- Father John Dear
- Fundación Cultura de Paz
- Gandhi Information Center
- GandhiServe Foundation
- Global Peace Index Rankings
- Greenpeace International
- Hague Appeal for Peace
- Institute for Nonviolent Economics
- IFOR, I will not kill campaign
- Institute for Energy and Environmental Research
- International Cities for Peace
- International Decade for a Culture for Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World, 2001-10
- International Fellowship of Reconciliation
- International Peace Bureau
- Islamic Movement for Non-Violence
- Jewish Peace Fellowship
- Johan Galtung
- Korean Nonviolence Network
- Malu'Aina Farm (Land of Peace)-Hawai'i
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Menonnite Central Committee
- Nobel Peace Laureates World Summits
- Non-lethal Weapons Campaign'
- Non-violence Actualite'
- Nonviolent Peaceforce
- Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
- Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence
- Pace e Bene
- Pax Christi International
- Peace Brigades International
- Public Health and Social Justice
- Petra Kelly Archives
- Prof. Neelakanta Radhakrishnan
- Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
- Resource Center for Nonviolence
- Robert Muller
- Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement
- The Center for Nonviolent Communication
- The Peace People
- Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research(TFF)
- University for Peace
- Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization
- War Resisters International
- The White Patch'
- The Winsome Constance Kindness Trust
- Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
- Yasnaya Polyana-Tolstoy