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Peace activists in Colombia

July 06, 2015

The Most Underrated Peace Activists

Good Governance, Political Conflict, Business & Governance

Non-state actors have contributed to the peace process in Colombia over the course of four decades of war.

July 02, 2015

Confronting the Global Crisis on Governance

Good Governance, Political Conflict

Launch of the Report of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance

June 23, 2015

The Global Peace Index Comes to Denver

Political Conflict

The world is more peaceful than it has ever been... almost.

One Earth Future and the Institute of Economics and Peace (IEP) led a discussion in Denver on Tuesday on the findings from the 2015 Global Peace Index,... more

Self-Determination in peacebuilding - Timor Leste

May 31, 2015

In UN Peacebuilding, Local Ownership Takes Backseat

Good Governance, Political Conflict

Local ownership of peacebuilding activities makes sense in theory, but is rarely put into practice in UN peace operations. Guest author Sarah von Billerbeck explains more in this blog based on her talk at OEF Research's scholar-practitioner series at the UN.

Piles of Teak in Myanmar

May 28, 2015

Blood Teak: Natural Resources Competition in Myanmar

Political Conflict

If Myanmar's government would need no pretext to roll back national political reforms, why might minority groups cause any provocation with escalating violence?  OEF Research Jay Benson wrote this blog on the Wilson Center's New Security Beat.

May 24, 2015

Financing the Negotiation of Community Agreements to Facilitate Sustainable Benefits from Mining

Good Governance, Political Conflict

A roundtable workshop was hosted by the One Earth Future Foundation (OEF), in collaboration with the Ateneo School of Government and Puno and Puno Law Offices to provide strategic research support for developing the RTC Impact Fund.

Social Evolution: the Influence of our neighbors

May 18, 2015

Altruism & Spite: The Influence of Our Neighbors

Political ConflictThis vlog explains something new about the evolution of social behavior. Click to watch!
Illegal African Elephant Ivory Trade

May 14, 2015

Destabilizing Dark Networks: The Case of Illegal Trade in African Elephant Ivory

Good Governance, Political Conflict, Business & Governance

One of the unintended consequences of the increasingly globalized world is the growth of international wildlife crime. This has led to a global crisis on the African continent that we should no longer ignore.