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    Build Peace with Justice Around the World

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    Promote Dialogue and Collaboration

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Master of Arts in Peace and Justice Studies

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Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

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Trans-Border Institute

Promoting understanding, dialogue and collaboration between the people and policies of the United States and our southern neighbors. See what's new.

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Lessons from the Last Central American Crisis

TIMES of San Diego -- Everard Meade, PhD, is director of the Trans-Border Institute at the University of San Diego. The current crush of Ce…

Meet the IPJ's 2014 Women PeaceMakers

The IPJ is pleased to announce the 2014 Women PeaceMakers from Israel, Sri Lanka, India (Kashmir) and Uganda. The peacemakers — Robi D…

New Study Finds Ammunition Leaks in Haiti

A newly published working paper co-authored by Assistant Professor Topher McDougal assesses the leakage of firearms ammunition from military…

Blaming the Victims the Wrong Approach to Immigrant Children

U-T San Diego -- Everard Meade, Ph.D., is director of the Trans-Border Institute, Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San…

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