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.

June 14, 2016
“The rape capital of the world.”  This is how a UN official described the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) six years ago, and the tag stuck. Though the label reflects how...
purse seine
June 10, 2016
When the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission listed yellowfin tuna as overfished last November, it caused alarm especially in the Indian Ocean region, where fishing economies depend on tuna...
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...

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