The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice is a flagship for interdisciplinary research in areas of major societal challenge. It brings together researchers from a wide range of disciplines to tackle some of the greatest global issues of our age.
Through research, education and civic engagement, the Mitchell Institute aims to make a difference to the lives of ordinary people who are struggling with the aftermath of conflict by empowering them to realise fairness, justice and tolerance.
Embedding peace processes in daily life. How do peace processes become embedded in daily life following political settlement?
THE POLITICS OF SECURITY AND INSTITUTIONAL PEACEBUILDING
Ensuring just and ethical responses. How can we ensure just and ethical responses to a diverse range of security risks?
RIGHTS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
Establishing International norms. How do we establish international norms of human rights in local cultures?