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.
Private Sector is a Valuable but Often Overlooked Partner in Stabilizing Fragile States, Report Finds
BROOMFIELD, Colo.— In a world in which the unpredictability and insecurity of fragile states have become the norm, a new report by OEF Research, a program of OEF, provides a rare look at how the private sector conducts its affairs in the three fragile jurisdictions of Somaliland, South Sudan, and Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more.
Statement from OEF President on International Women's Day
MARCH 8, 2017—BROOMFIELD, Colo. — As the world marks International Women’s Day (IWD), it is a good time to reflect on the progress made and the progress still needed in achieving gender equality and ensuring human rights for all. Read more.
OEF Research Associate Attains Prestigious Certification as Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — OEF and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), today announced Dr. Victor Odundo Owuor, research associate and head of the Business & Governance track for OEF Research, has earned the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation. Read more.
Shuraako and GEEL Partner to Expand Private Sector Investment and Create Jobs
BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Shuraako, a program of OEF, will introduce efficient technologies and create new jobs in Somali communities, through a new partnership with the Growth, Enterprise, Employment and Livelihoods project. Read More.
Secure Fisheries Hosts Experts Meeting to Benefit Fisheries in the Indian Ocean
Secure Fisheries, a program of OEF, has partnered with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the Seychelles Coast Guard to host a meeting of experts to address fisheries concerns in the Western Indian Ocean. Read more.
Innovation in Partnerships Workshop Identifies Next Steps in Achieving UN Goal for Healthy Oceans
FEBRUARY 16, 2017—BROOMFIELD, COLO.— The International Peace Institute (IPI), One Earth Future (OEF), the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations, and the World Ocean Council recently hosted the first-of-its-kind Innovation in Partnerships workshop, entitled “SDG 14: Life Below Water.” Read more.
OEF Introduces New Workshop to Advance Progress on SDGs
FEBRUARY 9, 2017—BROOMFIELD, Colo.— The International Peace Institute (IPI), One Earth Future (OEF), the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations, and the World Ocean Council will host an Innovation in Partnerships workshop, entitled “SDG 14: Life Below Water.” Read more.
Oceans Beyond Piracy's Jérôme Michelet Participates in Night of Ideas Debate
The Associate Director of Oceans Beyond Piracy, a program of OEF, discusses piracy during a worldwide open debate event, NIGHT OF IDEAS (Nuit des Idées), in Paris. Read more.
OEF Researchers Speak on Gender, Genocide, and Hate Crimes
BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Two OEF Research staff will contribute to a weeklong event in Phnom Penh on combating genocide internationally. Read more.