(1995, Brussels, plus 5 other locations; www.crisisgroup.org).
“Working to Prevent Conflict Worldwide,” through expert field research and analysis, practical policy recommendations, and effective high-level diplomacy. Publishes Annual Report. Budget for 2012: US$20.5 million. Some 130 permanent staff worldwide, from 53 nationalities speaking 50 languages. President and CEO: Louise Arbour. Chair: Amb. Thomas R. Pickering.