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BASESwiki would like to invite you to be a part of BASESwiki (, a new global online community focused on dispute resolution between companies and their stakeholders in society. BASESwiki is an initiative of the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Business and Human Rights, Prof. John Ruggie.

This online community aims to support the use and improvement of non-judicial grievance mechanisms around the world by providing information on:

· Regulatory, institutional context for ADR in different countries;
· Grievance mechanisms that already exist and feedback on their effectiveness;
· Experts in the dispute resolution field;
· Case studies of dispute resolution processes and outcomes;
· Relevant research and analysis

Peace and Collaborative Development Networking

This is a free professional networking site to encourage interaction between individuals & organizations worldwide involved in development, human rights, civil society development, conflict resolution, democratization, and related fields. Members are encouraged to dialogue and share resources. You can find local partners and practitioners around the world as well as exchange best practices. In addition members can create their own blogs.

World Directory of ADR Blogs

“Bringing together the world of blogs covering mediation, arbitration, negotiation, conflict resolution, and people-focused innovations in the practice of law.”

Peace Media Clearinghouse

A joint project of the U.S. Institute of Peace Center of Innovation for Media, Conflict and Peacebuilding, and Georgetown University’s Conflict Resolution Program, the Clearinghouse is a collection of key audio and visual resources as well as best practices related to conflict management.


Alerting humanitarians to emergencies.

Beyond Intractability

Beyond Intractability is a full text knowledge base with information about constructive approaches for dealing with especially difficult conflicts which seem to resist resolution. Written by over 100 leading scholars and practitioners from around the world, the site contains 200+ essays, 100 audio interviews, and 2000+ references to outside resources. All the resources are full-text searchable, browsable, and “downloadable” for use in customized training programs or course syllabi.

The Conflict Resolution Information Sources

CR Info is an online clearinghouse of information on ADR and other conflict resolution topics ranging from interpersonal disputes to international conflicts. It contains 20,000+ web, print, and organizational resources with search and browse systems to get users what they need quickly and easily. For newcomers to the field it also has about 100 “core knowledge” essays and editors’ links to “core readings” on many different conflict topics.

Complaints List

Contains many useful links to learn more about conflict resolution skills. 

ADR Canada

The ADR Institute of Canada (ADR Canada) is a national non-profit organization that provides national leadership in the development and promotion of dispute resolution services in Canada and internationally.

Centre de Documentation et de Recherche sur la Paix et les Conflits

Créé en 1984 à Lyon, sous le nom de Centre de Documentation et de Recherche sur la Paix et les Conflits (CDRPC), l’Observatoire des armements a pour objectif d’étayer les travaux de la société civile sur les questions de défense et de sécurité et ce, dans la perspective d’une démilitarisation progressive.

Peacemakers Trust

Peacemakers Trust is a Canadian charitable organization dedicated to research and education on conflict transformation and peacebuilding.

Exploring Global Conflict

An Internet Guide to the Study of Conflict.

Reliable Security Information

INCORE: International Conflict Research Institute

Conflict Data Source: The CDS provides a comprehensive and detailed database on conflicts and conflict-related issues worldwide. It is a multifaceted resource, offering the latest information on conflicts in specific countries, thematic information as well as interdisciplinary guides on how conflict affects and interacts with other issues and phenomena. The CDS features an online database of peace agreements from around the world.

International Affairs Contact Net

Regularly updated, the International Affairs Contact Net is a database of over 3000 international affairs organizations (NGOs, Think Tanks, and Academic Research Centers) and their associated projects and expert staff. Organizations can be searched by a variety of criteria, including specialization, location, and resources. Access is free for private use. offers the public expansive information about how to best utilize mediation services. offers professionals membership, web site development, geographically targeted marketing, personalized newsletter services and professional education products.

Mediation World

Mediation World is a free, unique global collaboration. Anyone interested in mediation is welcome and encouraged to take part.


Serving the information needs of the humanitarian relief community.

The International Crisis Group, ICG

Working to prevent conflict worldwide

USAID: Transition Initiatives

An extensive list of links to conflict resolution, peacebuilding and international organizations.