Press Releases


The Weakening of Institutions in Europe and U.S. Puts Peace at Risk

BROOMFIELD, Colorado - December 15, 2017 - Scholar and peace activist, David Cortright, and his co-authors, Conor Seyle and Kristen Wall, argue that a lack of institutional accountability and a trend toward right wing populism are jeopardizing peace in the United States and other countries in their new book, Governance for Peace: How Inclusive, Participatory and Accountable Institutions Promote Peace and Prosperity.

Somali Fishing Sector

Fishing Experts Cast a Wide Net to Build Sustainable Fishing Sector

The federal Government of Somalia has agreed to strengthen the Somali fisheries sector in a number of ways.  Learn more.

Our Oceans and Fisheries Protection

Oceans Beyond Piracy Senior Fellow, Sir James Burnell-Nugent, to Speak on Maritime Security at Our Ocean Conference

This marks the first time maritime security will be included as one of the Our Ocean conference’s main themes.
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Invest Forum in Somalia

Investment Forum Lays the Groundwork for Economic Growth in Somaliland

The three-day Somaliland Investment Forum 2017, which concluded today, signaled to the world that Somaliland is serious about taking control of its economic future and in welcoming the world to invest in its local businesses.  Learn more.

Large Wars Still Possible

Peace Think Tank Finds Risk of War is Greater than Expected

This report shows that the documented downward shift in wars sizes, post- compared to pre-World War II, could be just a lucky interlude amidst an unchanging war-generation machine that stretches back two centuries.  Learn more.


Investment Forum Declares Somaliland is Open for Business

BROOMFIELD, Colo.— Shuraako, in partnership with the Somaliland Ministry of Trade & Investment, the Somaliland Ministry of Energy & Minerals, and the Somaliland Chamber of Commerce, today announced the second Somaliland Investment Forum (SIF 2017) to take place on 19 – 21 September. Learn more.


Workshop Attempts to Answer the Question: How Do You Measure Peace?

JULY 18, 2017—BROOMFIELD, Colo. — The International Peace Institute (IPI) and One Earth Future (OEF), along with the Permanent Mission of Bangledesh to the United Nations and the SDG 16 Data Initiative, will host an Innovation in Partnerships workshop, entitled “SDG 16: How to Measure Peace.” The event, featuring a World Café format, takes place at the International Peace Institute in New York on July 20.  Read more.


Oceans Beyond Piracy’s Gregory Clough to Participate on G7++ Panel in Rome

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Gregory Clough, West Africa project manager for Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP), a program of One Earth Future (OEF), will participate in a panel discussion on trends in piracy and armed robbery at the G7++ Friends of the Gulf of Guinea Group in Rome on Monday, June 26.  Read more.


Diaspora Investments Fuel Economies in Fragile States

JUNE 16, 2017—BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Today the world observes International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR), a day to focus attention on the significant financial contributions refugees, immigrants, migrant workers, and diaspora populations make to family members who remain in fragile states around the world. Read more.


CalCon 2017 Explores Technology as a Tool to Encourage Peacebuilding

SAN DIEGO— May 8, 2017 - The University of San Diego Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies (Kroc School) and OEF Research will co-host the California Consensus on Peace through Technology (CalCon) 2017, a marketplace for ideas which focus on using technology for peacebuilding and for preventing and reducing conflict.  Read more.