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One Earth Future Statement on US Capital Attack
2021-01-15

Statement on the Ongoing Risk of Political Violence in the United States

OEF calls for the United States government, civil society in the US, and our population as a whole to commit to an awareness of all of the multiple pressures leading to violence and the need for all of them to be addressed as part of a systemic response. Failing this, it is our genuine fear that... more

Networks and peacebuilding
2021-01-13

Networks and Peace

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... more

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2021-01-07

Will the US Take Heed of Recent Lessons To Address US Conflict Drivers?

The violence the world witnessed at the US Capitol on January 6 is no exception to what we have observed internationally for more than a decade in terms of drivers of political violence and conflict. In this issue, OEF Senior Strategic Advisor Conor Seyle dives into what we can learn about... more

protestors at US Captiol social trust in US COVID
2021-01-06

The Importance of Social Trust Lessons Learned from a Decade Working to Resolve Conflicts Globally

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... more

Somali fisheries future
2021-01-06

Fishers Forging a Bright Future: Stories of Three Somali Fishers & the Impact of Fisheries Data Collection

The Somali coast is home to approximately 10,000 part-time and full-time fishers. Our Secure Fisheries program works with community stakeholders to strengthen fisheries governance, combat illegal fishing, and promote sustainability as a catalyst for greater peace in the region. To learn more... more

Peace on earth 2020 accomplishments OEF
2020-12-22

Peace on Earth: A Holiday Message & Year-In-Review From 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... more

Model of the planned Sand Creek Memorial design by Harvey Pratt
2020-11-25

Path to Peace: OEF Celebrates Denver’s Plans for Sand Creek Massacre Memorial at State Capitol Building

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... more

First US Vice President-Elect, Kamala Harris
2020-11-13

First Female US Vice President-Elect!

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!