News & Events

Women Peace and Security in Serbia

December 17, 2015

The Investigation Continues – Serbia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security and The Relationship Between Civil Society and The State

Gender & Security, Political Institutions, Political Conflict

This is the second in our series focusing on the impact of National Action Plans for women, peace, and security.

China and the future of UN peacekeeping

December 15, 2015

Is China Changing the Future of UN Peacekeeping?

Political Institutions, Political Conflict

Beyond China's massive contribution to UN peacekeeping troops and the global peacekeeping budget, how will their increased role affect the nature of peacekeeping itself?

waste management in Somalia

December 10, 2015

In Somalia, Lack of Government Isn't Always Lack of Governance

Political Institutions

Absence of government doesn't necessarily mean absence of public goods, or systems that resolve collective needs and issues. In Somalia, Somali society has been able to fill some gaps left by the absence of state institutions.

Projections on SDGs

December 09, 2015

Prioritizing Peace: In Defense of SDG 16

Political Institutions, Political Conflict

Sustainable Development Goal 16 on peaceful and inclusive socieites has drawn some criticism, but here's why many of those concerns are overstated.

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

Political Institutions, 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

Evolution, Cooperation, and 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?