News & Events

Lindsay Heger speaks on need for data for peace

November 15, 2015

OEF's Lindsay Heger Calls for a Data Revolution

Political Conflict

DENVER, [November 5, 2014] – What are the most pressing questions and challenges we face today when it comes to human security?  Dr. Lindsay Heger, a local political scientist and Associate Director of Research, addressed this issue in a presentation hosted by the Denver Council on Foreign Relations on November ... more

November 07, 2015

Global Thinkers Convene to Chart "A Path to Peace"

Gender & Security, Political Conflict

Is a world without war possible in the 21st century? A foundation focused on empirically-based, forward-looking initiatives aimed at improving systems that prevent armed conflict, today opens its second One Earth Future Forum, which convenes the world’s foremost thought leaders on global security.

Greeting a friend

November 03, 2015

Peace Is More Possible Than You Think

Good Governance, Political Conflict

Discussions about peace have tended toward idealism or theory, but it can be talked about as the subject of scientific inquiry.

Peace conference participants Colorado

October 26, 2015

Participants at One Earth Future Forum Set Sights on a World Without War

Political Conflict

Noted thinkers joined the One Earth Future Foundation in discussing the trends in violent conflict and key drivers affecting global stability, with the question: what can individuals and institutions do to diminish violence and promote peaceful alternatives?

UNSCR 1325 National Action Plans

October 19, 2015

Our Investigation on National Action Plans for Women, Peace, and Security

Gender & Security, Good Governance, Political Conflict

OEF Research and Institute for Inclusive Security are on a mission to find out what impact National Action Plans have had, if any, in implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325.

Turkey Nobel Peace Prize shows Power of Collaboration

October 13, 2015

Want to make the world a more peaceful place? Follow the lead from Tunisian civil society

Good Governance, Political Conflict, Business & Governance

The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize represents a first in the history of the Nobel Committee.

risoner exchange between Hamas and Israel

October 01, 2015

Service-Providing Terrorists Negotiate Better

Political Conflict

Terrorist Groups that Provide Social Services to their Local Supporters are More Likely to Engage in Peace Negotiations with Governments

Coups more likely during wartime

September 30, 2015

Pioneering Study Finds Wartime Coups More Likely

Good Governance, Political Conflict

First Study on Relationship Between Civil War and Coup Finds Coups More Likely During Wartime

Maryland, 28 September 2015:  Many of the coups that happened since 1950 occurred during civil war, but until now there has been no evidence to show how civil war affects coup activity.