News, Insights & Analysis

One Earth Future and our program teams are dedicated to working toward an Earth free of war and violence. With a commitment to evidence-based practice and an emphasis on collaboration with our partners and peers in the field, our team of experts are continuously researching, evaluating, and sharing our work and knowledge.

Opinion & Insights

  • evidence based practice peacebuilding
    Jun 17, 2021

    Peace Field Peers Agree: Evidence-Based Practice Is Key

    OEF and Alliance for Peacebuilding released a report last month detailing the findings of a survey of professional peacebuilders on their ideas about evidence-based practice in peacebuilding. The results suggest that despite the debate, the field has a pretty developed understanding of what evidence is needed, where it exists, and where it’s lacking.

  • one earth future is an incubator of peacebuilding programs
    Jun 17, 2021

    OEF's Approach to Incubation

    Our core organizational strategy and values require us to take seriously the idea that our goal is to catalyze systems that are sustainable, that are scalable and—most importantly—that actually address problems underlying conflict. So we’ve developed a theory of incubation, based on iteration and scaling, which helps us navigate this challenge. Read about how we integrate this theory into our programs to make an impact.

  • diversity inclusion equity gender equality
    Jun 17, 2021

    Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion

    June is Pride Month and in the U.S. we also commemorate “Juneteenth” on June 19th; the marking of the end of slavery in the U.S. Already widely recognized, we applaud the U.S. House of Reps for recently voting overwhelmingly to formalize Juneteenth as a national federal holiday. OEF wants to extend our support for these celebrations and take this chance to reflect on our approach to issues of equity and inclusion.

OEF News

  • peacebuilding requires learning, communication, standards, and transparency
    May 24, 2021

    Key Themes From Evidence-based Practice Digital Workshop

    Findings from the recent global study and report from One Earth Future and the Alliance for Peacebuilding was at the center of a digital workshop event on May 14th that was hosted in partnership with the Better Evidence Project at George Mason University. We breakdown some of the main takeaways and conclusions from the event's discussions.

  • Stable Seas program leaving One Earth Future
    Apr 19, 2021

    Farewell to Stable Seas | A Tribute: Five Years of Sustained Impact To Date

    OEF’s Stable Seas program will close at the end of April. In line with our approach to incubation, it will spin off to become an independent foundation, maintaining its focus on maritime security and continuing to work with stakeholders in the maritime sector around the world. Over its five years at One Earth Future, Stable Seas has constantly iterated and grown its impact on issues relating to maritime security, collective approaches to sustainable peace, and evidence-based practice in peacebuilding.

  • New report explores evidence based practice in peacebuilding
    Apr 16, 2021

    Evidence for Peacebuilding: New Report Released

    OEF and Alliance for Peacebuilding have released a new report analyzing the results of a wide-ranging survey of 207 international peace researchers