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Innovation and design aids development

December 16, 2014

Patrice Martin: Transforming by Design

Institutional Learning, Political Conflict

We can draw inspiration from visionaries who, like Patrice Martin, can apply design to issues like poverty.

December 05, 2014

Steven Pinker: The Prospect of Peace

Political Conflict

We live in the most peaceful time humans have ever known, but you would be forgiven for thinking otherwise.

People want peace

December 02, 2014

Curing Conflict: Putting the Data to Work

Political Conflict

World peace has a bad rap but the truth is, peace has been doing pretty well in the 85 years since World War II.

OEF Forum participants

November 27, 2014

Setting Sights on a World Without War

Gender & Security, Political Institutions, Political Conflict

Participants at the One Earth Future Forum set sights on a world without war

Tools for Nonviolence

November 20, 2014

Sanam Anderlini: Embracing Lessons for Nonviolence

Political Conflict

Despite dealing daily with what might seem like uphill battles, Sanam Anderlini remains emphatically positive that with hard work and resources peace is possible. We agree. So how do we get there?

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.