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Nato Ships

November 17, 2016

OEF Research Provides Support to Maritime Security Coordination Workshop

Good Governance

OEF Research supported Oceans Beyond Piracy in co-hosting, along with The Carter Center, UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel, and the Shanghai Institute for International Studies, a workshop on coordination of current maritime security activities in the Gulf of Guinea.

Driving Through Goma

November 15, 2016

Research Associate Proposes African Cities Governance Award

Business & Governance

A governance award for African cities can promote positive change in fragile and low-income states, says OEF Research's Victor Odundo Owuor on The Fragile States Resource Center. 

Chance of Coup in Congo

October 27, 2016

REIGN Dataset: November 2016 Updates

Conflict Trends & Forecasting, Good Governance, REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

We recorded only two leader transitions in October 2016. Somalia and Haiti had elections scheduled for October, but both contests were delayed until November 2016.

Strategies for Peace

October 26, 2016

OEF Research Chairs “Strategies for Peace” Discussion

Business & Governance

OEF Research Director Conor Seyle chaired a discussion about the role of the private sector in preventing and stopping mass atrocities as a part of the Stanley Foundation’s annual “Strategies for Peace” conference.

October 18, 2016

Women Demand Inclusion in Peace and Security Efforts

Gender & Security

BROOMFIELD, Colorado—According to a recent report from OEF Research and Inclusive Security, women are pressuring governments around the world to include them more in building and maintaining peace in their countries.

Women Peace and Security

October 18, 2016

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

Former Brazil President Dilma Rousseff

October 14, 2016

What is a Coup d’État?

Conflict Trends & Forecasting, CoupCast, Good Governance, Political Conflict

For every successful or attempted coup d'état there are dozens if not hundreds of events that are described as such.

President Jacob Zuma with Congolese President Joseph Kabila at the People’s Palace in Kinshasa. (Photo: GCIS)

September 30, 2016

Discussing Political Inclusion in the DRC

Good Governance, Political Conflict

In an article for Political Violence @ a Glance, OEF Researcher Jay Benson discusses how delays in scheduling planned elections in the DRC have recently led to incidents of violence. While President Joseph Kabila's government has often met political opposition with violent repression, it... more

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