About the Initiative

Peace is a state of human relations to which many would aspire—yet find hard to sustain. It is increasingly apparent that peace cannot be treated as a given. Rather, it is something that must be cultivated. Invested in. Built.


Meet the Jackson School faculty members and practitioners who are leading the Peacebuilding Initiative.


Explore the Yale courses that address peacebuilding.

Research Projects

The initiative leads multi-site research with partners in Costa Rica, Jordan, Mauritania, Northern Ireland, and Turkey, as well as local communities in the U.S. and the United Nations.


The Peacebuilding Initiative hosts guest speakers throughout the year and organizes an annual spring colloquium.