News & Events

UN Security Council

November 14, 2014

Containing Aggression or Falling Short? Assessing the UN Security Council

Political Institutions

Amid a growing chorus of dissatisfaction with the UN Security Council’s inability to prevent armed conflict in places such as Syria and Crimea, OEF and ACUNS convened a discussion on how to fairly assess the Council and whether its current structure helps or hinders it... more

Pushing Rock Uphill sysyphus

November 12, 2014

William Ury: Changing Perceptions about Peace

Political Conflict

What if the main problem with peace isn’t that it is naïve but that it is misunderstood?

Fishing boats off Eyl coast

November 06, 2014

Amb. Swanee Hunt: The Role of Women in Conflict Resolution

Gender & Security

OEF Research's sister program, Oceans Beyond Piracy, can draw reference to the central theme in Ambassador Swanee Hunt's work: gender parity.

Global Deaths from War on Decline

October 22, 2014

Is the World Getting More Peaceful?

Political Conflict

This blog post briefly reviews the current state of research on armed conflict, discusses the predictors of peace, and addresses the opportunities for OEF, dedicated to fostering sustainable peace.

October 18, 2014

A Conversation on Conflict in the 21st Century

Gender & Security, Political Institutions, Political Conflict

On October 16th, the One Earth Future foundation hosted a conversation with members of the community in Denver, Colorado. This conversation brought together leaders with a range of perspectives to explore the possibilities for reducing and eliminating armed conflict in the 21st century.... more

July 11, 2014

Has the G20 Moved from Efficiency to Legitimacy?

Political Institutions, Political Conflict

As part of OEF Research's lunchtime discussion series based on articles from the journal Global Governance, scholars and practitioners engaged in a lively discussion on a coalition which helped the G20 respond to concerns of non-members.

The private sector's role in preventing atrocities

June 16, 2014

Role of the Private Sector in Preventing Mass Atrocities: A Panel Discussion

Political Conflict, Business & Governance

What role may the private sector have in preventing atrocities? A panel of experts discussed this question during the launch of an OEF Research report on lessons from the private sector in Kenya during election-related violence.

June 12, 2014

Mkenya Daima Campaign, OEF Launch Report

Political Conflict, Business & Governance

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance's (KEPSAMkenya Daima Campaign in partnership with One Earth Future Foundation held a breakfast meeting to... more