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The Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace & Conflict Resolution

The Spark Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution

About the Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution

The Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (MIPCR) is a multi-disciplinary academic community of scholars, students, practitioners, and visitors, who, through teaching, research, service, and application, groom future leaders and professionals in applied peacemaking and conflict resolution. The Institute empowers students to better address contemporary problems within Hawai'i, the Asia-Pacific region, the U.S., and the world.

Conflict management and collaborative problem-solving skills, and conflict theory taught in our degree and certificate programs stand alone or compliment any field of study or profession.

Connect to world events and news:

» The Wall Street Journal

» The New York Times

» BBC News

» Jerusalem Post - Middle East News

» Nikkei Shimbun - Japan News

» Honolulu Civil Beat - Investigative Reporting

» The Onion

» The Huffington Post- Breaking News and Opinion

The Spark Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution