Name: Project Ploughshares
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Description: Project Ploughshares is an ecumenical peace centre of the Canadian Council of Churches, established in 1976 to implement the churches' imperative to seek and pursue peace. Project Ploughshares works with churches, governments, and non-governmental organizations, in Canada and internationally, to identify, develop, and advance approaches that build peace and prevent war, and promote the peaceful resolution of political conflict. Project Ploughshares is sponsored by eight national Canadian churches and is affiliated with the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo. Publications include The Ploughshares Monitor (quarterly), The Armed Conflicts Report (annually), Briefings and Working Papers (occasional).