In his Nobel Peace Prize speech on Dec. 10, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos mentioned the Kroc Institute, which has served as an academic partner in the Colombian peace process and is now engaged with the commission charged with implementing the peace agreement through the Peace Accords Matrix project.
David Cortright, directorof the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM) at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and Special Advisor at the Keough School of Global Affairs, has received Notre Dame's "Media Legend Award.”
A new volume edited by David Cortright, Melanie Greenberg and Laurel Stone discusses how civil society plays an increasingly powerful role in the global landscape, emerging as key actors in preventing and managing conflict, and building more peaceful and sustainable societies.
The historic Colombia peace agreement announced on Aug. 24 gives the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies primary responsibility for technical verification and monitoring of implementation of the accord through the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM) Barometer initiative.
A new book, “ThePuzzle of Peace” byGary Goertz, Paul F. Diehl, and Alexandru Balas moves beyond defining peace as the absence of war and develops a broader conceptualization and explanation for the increasing peacefulness of the international system.
The University of Notre Dame’s new Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs announces the opening of applications for its inaugural academic program, the two-year professional Master of Global Affairs.
A new book edited byHeinz-Gerhard Justenhoven and Mary Ellen O’Connell offers reflections on Pope John XXIII’s peace encyclical Pacem in Terris from the disciplines of philosophy, law, theology, and political science.
On May 24th and 25th, 40 bishops, Catholic scholars, and policy specialists from nine countries gathered in London to identify issues that need to be addressed to create the conditions for a world without nuclear weapons.
The Kroc Institute recently held two special events to honor 44 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and 21 graduates of the master’s in international peace studies program.
Bill McKibben, a prominent author, professor and environmentalist, will deliver the 22nd annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics & Public Policy on April 12 (Tuesday) at 4 p.m. in the McKenna Hall Auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.