Press Releases

Somali Fishing Sector
10/31/2017

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
10/05/2017

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.
Learn more.

Invest Forum in Somalia
09/21/2017

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
09/20/2017

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.

09/18/2017

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.

07/18/2017

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.

06/23/2017

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.

06/16/2017

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.

05/08/2017

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.

Businesses in fragile states
04/11/2017

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.