Press Releases

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.

OEF celebrates International Women's Day
03/07/2017

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.

03/07/2017

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.

03/01/2017

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.

02/24/2017

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.

02/16/2017

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.

Innovation in Partnerships for SDG14
02/09/2017

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.