For Predicting Elections Globally, Polls Do Surprisingly Well

Although the outcome of the recent U.S.

Ships off Horn of Africa
Oceans Beyond Piracy Tracks Evolving Maritime Threats

Attacks on vessels near the Horn of Africa at the end of 2016 reflect a growing trend of maritime insecurity which is not following traditional forms of piracy.

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OSF Program Shares Words of Peace in Honor of MLK Day

The latest blog from OEF's Our Secure Future program speaks about similarities between the Civil Rights Movement and the advancement of women's rights, highlighting quotes from Audre Lorde.

OEF Research: Why Female Heads of State Have Declined in Recent Years

Seeing a sudden decline in female heads of government since 2014, OEF Researchers Kelsey Coolidge and Curtis Bell delved into what might be explaining this trend,... more

South Korea President Impeached
OEF Research Records Another Chaotic Month for Elections, Rulers

December was another busy month for leader transitions and elections around the world.

Paving a Path toward Peace in 2016

As we look back on 2016, the entire One Earth Future family can be proud of positive impact on the lives of people and in the communities in which we work.

OSF Website Hompage
OEF's Our Secure Future Program Launches New Website

Our Secure Future (OSF), one of OEF's newest programs, believes that women make the crucial difference in achieving more effective governance and lasting peace.

Visit their new website at for more information.

Somaliland Investment and Economic Development
Somaliland Private Sector Poised for Growth

OEF's Shuraako program hosted the Somaliland Investment Forum in Hargeisa in late 2016, an event that brought together entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, and other stakeholders to focus on strengthening private sector development and... more