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International and Civil Security: Web resources

A guide to resources in International Studies and Civil Security

Other resources

·                         Global Peace Index (GPI)    

"The table below provides the GPI rankings for the countries analyzed this year. Countries most at peace are ranked first. A lower score indicates a more peaceful country. You can click on a country to see the details of its peace indicators and its related indicators.


Global Security is a business. Their website provides news and hot documents in military and security topics, including these categories: military, intelligence, WMD, Homeland Security, space, and public eye.

·                         Human Security Gateway    

"The Human Security Gateway is a rapidly expanding searchable online database of human security-related resources including reports, journal articles, news items and fact sheets." Includes regional gateways, country gateways, and topic gateways.

·                         Human Security Report Project    

"Each of the HSRP’s initiatives - the production of the Human Security Report, the Human Security Brief series and the miniAtlas of Human Security, the organization of workshops, and the development and maintenance of a growing number of human security-related e-resources - has helped play a role in changing the way in which human security issues are reported, conceptualized and understood."

·                         International Relations and Security Network: ISN    

 Use the search box to find resources on international security, or the links to find information by topic or by region. Click the "i" button for more information.

·                         International Security Resources    

 Categories of links include arms control, arms trade, nuclear studies, countries and regions, international organizations, diplomacy, human rights, money laundering, military, conflicts, NGOs, conferences, journals, think tanks, security, intelligence, terrorism, and more.

·                         SIPRI: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute    

    "SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public."

·                         United Nations Security Council    

 "The Security Council has primary responsibility, under the Charter,for the maintenance of international peace and security."


 "Through this portal, UNIFEM strives to provide access to the information and analysis that is currently available on the impact of armed conflict on women and women's role in peace-building. We do our best to ascertain the legitimacy of the sources of that information and analysis."

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