Toda Peace Institute

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The Toda Peace Institute (formerly called the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research) is an independent, nonpartisan institute committed to advancing a more just and peaceful world through policy-oriented peace research and practice. The institute commissions evidence-based research, convenes multi-track and multi-disciplinary problem-solving workshops and seminars, and promotes dialogue across ethnic, cultural, religious and political divides. It catalyses practical, policy- oriented conversations between theoretical experts, practitioners, policymakers and civil society leaders in order to discern innovative and creative solutions to the major problems confronting the world in the twenty-first century.

-- From the About Page
  • WHO: The Toda Peace Institute works with diverse stakeholders from governments, business, and diverse parts of civil society, including religious leaders, women, academics, media and civil society activists.
  • WHY: The Toda Peace Institute is motivated to do this work because of core values, including a focus on relieving human suffering, preventing violent conflict, and developing creative, nonviolent solutions to a range of human problems.
  • THEORY OF CHANGE: The Toda Peace Institute believes that key global security challenges require creative problem solving. By using solid evidence and facilitation processes, new solutions can be generated that address these peace and security challenges.