Peace Talks

Peace Talks focuses on the research and work of the One Earth Future Foundation. We will post regularly on a variety of topics including peace and security, global governance, theory, and human behavior (to name a few) that contribute to our “Peace through Governance” argument. See our Research Director’s introductory blog for more information about our key arguments. If you are interested in contributing, please see our editorial guidelines.

May 11, 2016
Hopes for peace in Burundi have been stymied as the mediation talks scheduled to resume at the beginning of May have once again been postponed. A year after President Pierre Nkurunziza...
weapons confiscated from fishing vessel
May 5, 2016
In February, the Australian Navy confiscated an unlikely haul from a fishing vessel: a horde of grenade launchers, mortar tubes, and AK 47s. Weapons smuggling is one part of the cycle...
Network analysis gephi
April 5, 2016
Any global development strategy benefits from collaboration, especially when dealing with issues of considerable complexity and scale. In this post, we discuss social network analysis...
Peace and Gender in Wake of Ebola
March 8, 2016
Sierra Leone launched its National Action Plan (SiLNAP) for advancing women’s participation in decision-making around peace and security in 2010, following a comprehensive assessment...
Women, Peace, and Security in Serbia
December 17, 2015
This blog is the second in a series focusing on a research project on the impact of national action plans (NAPs) to implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) on the...
China and the UN
December 15, 2015
In September, Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged 8,000 troops to create a standby force for UN peacekeeping operations, as well as $1 billion over ten years for the creation of a...