One Earth Future is an incubator of innovative peacebuilding programs. We design, test and partner to scale programs that work hand-in-hand with communities to eliminate the root causes of war.  Read more

Incubating Programs
for Peace

Shuraako

Fosters lasting peace and stability in Somalia by catalyzing small business investment for job creation and economic development.

Secure Fisheries

Promotes peace, economic stability and resilience in Somali coastal communities through effective co-management of fisheries.

Stable Seas

Partners with the global security community to identify and eliminate the rapidly shifting criminal practices terrorists pursue in the maritime domain.

PASO Colombia

Facilitates sustainable peace by coordinating collaboration among rural peasant communities, ex-combatants, government, and business.

Open Nuclear Network

Reduces the risk that nuclear weapons are used in response to error, uncertainty or misdirection.

eXperimental Negotiation Initiative

Partners with decision makers to make peace possible in complex, high stakes international conflict situations through negotiation.

Our Secure Future

Strengthens the Women, Peace and Security movement to enable more effective and inclusive policy making for a more peaceful world.


  • Networks and peacebuilding
    Sustainable peace requires coordinating work across multiple different areas including economic development, political institutions, and security. This coordination is a challenge, and peacebuilding needs good approaches for setting up and promoting better coordination. Our new policy brief delves into structures of peacebuilding and show examples of how networks can be best established. Read More
  • protestors at US Captiol social trust in US COVID
    The COVID-19 pandemic revealed how the world responded to a universally-shared experienced of crisis. And when it comes to responding peacefully, the key to success lies within a strong social trust. Executive Director and Chief Operations Officer, Jon Bellish, dives into how One Earth Future utilizes social trust and networks to achieve peace in conflict situations. Read More
  • Peace on earth 2020 accomplishments OEF
    From all of us at OEF, we are wishing you a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year. Join us in remaining mindful of the long road ahead, but hopeful for creating a better 2021. As we look to the new year and work toward the long-term goal of an earth beyond war, we’d like to share a few of the bright spots and highlights from our programs’ 2020 work creating pathways to sustainable peace. Read More
  • Model of the planned Sand Creek Memorial design by Harvey Pratt
    One Earth Future believes that the Sand Creek Memorial is one reminder that working together collaboratively to solve problems together is the best way to address the roots of conflict. The Sand Creek statue is the result of collaboration among the sovereign tribes involved and the government of Colorado, both Republicans and Democrats. Read More
  • First US Vice President-Elect, Kamala Harris
    70 countries have chosen a woman as their highest political leader. Women made up 24% of members of national legislatures around the world. No country has achieved parity yet. But, with the new US VP-elect Kamala Harris, we see another important step towards achieving gender equality! Read More
  • One Earth Future Geography 2050 Featured Speakers
    The AGS’s annual Geography 2050 conference aims to create a multi-year long dialogue around the issues of humanity’s growing reliance upon ocean resources and maritime networks, bringing the best and brightest in the space to the forefront of these conversations. This year three OEF researchers are among them. Join us! Read More