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, in an articl
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December was another busy month for leader transitions and elections around the world. Among the political events, the Gambia's ruler of 22 years refused to concede an election, South Korea's president was impeached, and a referendum failed in Italy, resulting in the prime minister's resignation.
A policy brief by OEF Research explores what role the private sector can have in supporting the Responsibility to Protect principle. Known as R2P, the principle underlines the commitment of member states in the United Nations to prevent and stop atrocities within their own borders and elsewhere.
BROOMFIELD, Colorado—According to a recent report from OEF Research and Inclusive Security, women are pressuring governments around the world to include them more in building and maintaining peace in their countries. Read more.
Women are the driving force in encouraging governments around the world to include more women when planning for building and maintaining peace in their countries, according to a new report from OEF Research and Inclusive Security.
OEF Research presents a discussion at the International Peace Institute on the critical issues facing Women, Peace, and Security. The discussion is based on a recent Global Governance journal article “Women, Peace, and Security: Are We There Yet?” by Melissa LaBonte and Gaynel Curry.
CoupCast, a project led by Research Associate Curtis Bell, predicts the likelihood of coup attempts around the world, with interactive maps.
OEF Researcher Jay Benson analyzes the possible motivations for incidents of political repression and inclusion by President Joseph Kabila in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
In partnership with Inclusive Security and the International Peace Institute, OEF Research hosted a panel discussion on their newest report, From Global Promise to National Action: Advancing Women, Peace, and Security in the
Researchers working on a wide range of political events are using new forecasting methods and “machine learning” to predict future coups, conflicts, and election outcomes. This workshop brought together nearly twenty of these researchers to discuss the future of political forecasting and to devise strategies for connecting new forecast models to the practitioners and policy-makers who could use this work to advance their agendas.