Asia Pacific Peace Research Association (APPRA)

Association asiatique de recherche sur la paix

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1980-12-05 Yokohama Japan


Founded 5 Dec 1980, Yokohama (Japan), under the name Asian Peace Research Association (APRA), as a successor body to H-XH8221 - Asian Council of Peace Research (ACPR), set up 1974. Present name adopted 4 Feb 1992. Regional Association of: B-XB2341 - International Peace Research Association (IPRA).


Advance interdisciplinary research on the conditions of peace and the causes of war and violence in all their manifestations. Facilitate international collaboration designed to assist the advancement of peace research, education and action, and in particular: promote national and international studies and teaching relating to pursuit of international peace in accordance with the principle of freedom of scientific research; facilitate contacts between peace researchers, educators and advocates as well as specialists in conflict resolution throughout the region; encourage international dissemination of research results, information and documentation of significant developments of actions for peace.


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GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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