News & Events

World Economic Forum

November 29, 2017

The UN Secretary-General We Deserve: Towards an Open and Transparent Selection

Global Governance Discussion Series

For the first time in the history of the United Nations, candidates for Secretary-General are running publicly for election.

Women Peace and Security

November 29, 2017

Women, Peace, and Security: Are We There Yet?

Global Governance Discussion Series

Participants discussed how to link women, peace, and security to other global agendas and initiatives, particularly the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its goal and targets on gender equality and the sustaining peace framework. They identified opportunities for progress and explored new entry points to integrate gender equality across the UN’s three pillars of development, human... more

November 28, 2017

OEF Research, Pangoal Institution, and OP Jindal University will jointly host a workshop on the role of non-Western and Global South actors in transforming global governance.

On 8 December 2017, OEF Research, Pangoal Institution, and OP Jindal University will jointly host a workshop at Pangoal Institution in Beijing on the role of non-Western and Global South actors in transforming global governance.  In an increasingly regionalized, pluralist, and decentralized world, new and emerging threats are requiring new systems to address.

November 28, 2017

One Earth Future at Build Peace 2017 Event

Business & Governance

One Earth Future hosted a workshop entitled: The Private Sector’s Role in Creating and Supporting Peace, at Build Peace 2017, in Bogota, Colombia.  The role of the private sector in supporting peacebuilding initiatives is largely unrecognized in formal peace agreements.

Mugabe Loses Grip

November 21, 2017

The Region's Role in Shaping Post-Coup Zimbabwe

CoupCast

After 37 years Robert Mugabe has lost his grip on power. The military takeover appears to be their move to ensure their interests are protected in a post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

United Nations Peacekeeper in Africa

November 21, 2017

Will South Africa Come to the Rescue of Zimbabwe? Don’t Hold Your Breath

CoupCast

South Africa’s muddled role in championing good governance and peacekeeping on the continent holds little promise of being the beacon of light. 

Zimbabwe Democracy

November 16, 2017

The Zimbabwean Coup: Is There Hope for Democracy?

Political Conflict, CoupCast

Coups are relatively rare now, but back in the 1960s and 1970s there were years when over a dozen coups occurred, mostly in Sub Saharan Africa. 

mugabe loses to military

November 16, 2017

Mugabe: An Unlikely End

Conflict Trends & Forecasting, CoupCast

The coup was precipitated by a succession struggle within the government.  It is believed that Mugabe was paving the way for his wife to take over. 

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