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.
Using Technology in the Fight Against Maritime Piracy
The BBC examines how pirates have adopted new methods for carrying out attacks and how counter-piracy operations are utilizing new technologies to stop them. OBP Director Jon Huggins weighs in on the conversation.
OEF Nurtures Economic Stability in War-torn Colombia
Sustaining peace in Colombia will rely upon communities building peace with their own hands. The Denver Post spoke with PASO Colombia’s country director, Juan Fernando Lucio, to gain more insight on how One Earth Future is working with local communities to regain hope and end the tragedy of war.
Report Finds Significant Levels of PTSD from Piracy
More than 3,000 seafarers have been held hostage by Somali pirates alone since 2001. A new report from Oceans Beyond Piracy and OEF Research explores the long-term impact of piracy on seafarers and their families.