OBP's Associate Director Interviewed in Mer et Marine
The work of Oceans Beyond Piracy is profiled in this interview with Associate Director Jérôme Michelet, who talked about OBP's role in analyzing piracy, intensifying dialogue among stakeholders, and negotiating the release of hostages. Read more in the English version here.
During a recent trip to Colombia, OEF President Larry Sampler responded to questions from El País, one of Colombia’s largest newspapers. The resulting Q & A provides Larry’s insights on attaining sustainable peace after prolonged conflict and on how OEF’s PASO Colombia program is working with communities to build peace at the territorial level. The article is in Spanish and available here.
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After 4 1/2 years of captivity, 26 hostages of Somali pirates were released in late October in large part thanks to a Broomfield nonprofit, Oceans Beyond Piracy.
Our Secure Future Senior Advisor Argues More Female Peacekeepers Will Reduce Incidents of Sexual Violence
Sahana Dharmapuri, senior advisor for One Earth Future's program, Our Secure Future, advocates for more women serving as U.N. peacekeepers as one way to decrease the incidence of sexual violence and exploitation at the hands of those trusted to keep the peace in conflict zones.
OEF's Shuraako program has partnered with Dahabshil Bank International and the Arsenault Family Foundation for the Powering Progress Fund, which aims to create impact through investments in renewable energy technology.