Red Cross Resources

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Multiple resources about the Geneva Conventions and international humanitarian law.

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
Photo galleries and a youth toolkit with access to publications.

Australian Red Cross
About international humanitarian law and protection of civilians, healthcare professionals, and others during armed conflict.

British Red Cross
Resources about caring on the home front and children in conflict.

Canadian Red Cross
Educator’s Tool Box with slide shows and a curriculum with resources about children in conflict and the evolution of international humanitarian law.

Exploring Humanitarian Law

Exploring Humanitarian Law Virtual Campus
Explore what teachers around the world are doing with Exploring Humanitarian Law.

American Red Cross
International humanitarian law study guide, resources for educators on international humanitarian law and the Exploring Humanitarian Law curriculum.

IHL and War Crimes

U.S. Department of State, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (WRA)
The Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (PM/WRA) creates local, regional and international conditions conducive to peace, stability and prosperity by curbing the illegal proliferation of conventional weapons of war such as light automatic weapons and rocket propelled grenades, and removing and destroying others, such as persistent landmines and abandoned stocks of munitions, that remain and pose hazards after armed conflict has ended.

The Nobel Prize Organization
Interactive conflict map and prisoner of war game based on Geneva Conventions.

Crimes of War Project
A collaboration of journalists, lawyers and scholars dedicated to raising public awareness of the laws of war and their application to situations of conflict.

Peace and Conflict

USDE Conflict Resolution Education
Free K-12 curriculum and teacher prep.

United Nations
Free curriculum with opportunities to talk to UN experts. This is a great supplement to USDE Conflict Resolution Education’s free K-12 curriculum and teacher prep.

Social Responsibility

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict
Video game available for kids at no cost.

Man Up Campaign
A global initiative to engage youth in preventing violence against women.

Humane Security Centre
Documents wars during the last decade.

Explains the diversity of religious beliefs, worldviews, and systems of morality, ethics, and values in the U.S. and Canada.

Other Resources for Educators

Amnesty International USA, Human Rights Education
A good resource with teacher curriculum and teacher guidelines.

United States Institute of Peace
Summer teacher institute and great online lessons and simulations.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Get free Google Earth layers to observe details of the Darfur crisis, like camps, locations, photo and video evidence.

Betty Bigombe's Web Site
Useful resource on child soldiers in Uganda.

Student Empowerment

What Kids Can Do
Hear amazing stories about what youth are doing all over the world and join in.

Do Something, ChoosingtoParticipate and VolunteerMatch
Search for projects and opportunities organized by type of action, location and more.