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Women Peace and Security White House
06/11/2020

White House Implements Women, Peace & Security Act Measures as US Foreign Policy Priorities

In a critical step toward elevating the Women, Peace and Security Act (WPS) goals as a key foreign policy priority, the White House released shared plans the government is taking to enhance women’s role in preventing, resolving, and recovering from conflict.

Covid masks being made in Somalia
06/09/2020

Bringing the Community Together, One Mask at a Time

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are acutely impacting the Somali private sector, where small businesses are experiencing revenue losses and potential layoffs. However, some Somali entrepreneurs are pivoting their operations and generating new revenue to help maintain their workforces.

COVID 19 US Policy
05/20/2020

What Can the United States Do to Ensure an Inclusive Response to COVID-19?

Policymakers can look to the Women, Peace and Security agenda (WPS) for guidance and urgently-needed solutions. A new policy brief offers WPS-grounded analysis and recommendations.

Corona Virus help in Cali Colombia - Masks
05/08/2020

Reincorporating Ex-combatants and Stopping the Spread of COVID-19 in Colombia

One Earth Future’s PASO Colombia program is helping cooperatives of ex-combatants to support reintegration and to face the emergency generated by COVID-19.

artifical intelligence lending africa
05/05/2020

Artificial Intelligence Could Aid in Unlocking Access to Capital for Somali Businesses

New research by One Earth Future identifies the potential for artificial intelligence to improve lending practices in fragile and conflict-affected states.

Threat similarities between nuclear weapons and COVID-19
04/27/2020

Nuclear Risk Reduction and COVID-19: What One Existential Threat Can Teach Us About Another

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, competing international security priorities including arms control, nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, are taking a back seat. The delayed response to COVID-19 suggests some troubling analogies to the current state of affairs in the nuclear arena.

Women stop growing coca crops in Colombia
04/21/2020

New Video Series Presents Stories of Women Seeding Peace in Colombia

In a new eight week video series, “Women Seeding Peace: Life After Coca Crops,” One Earth Future Foundation’s PASO Colombia program presents the compelling stories of women who have courageously transformed their own lives and livelihoods to help put their communities on a path toward a more... more

stable seas examines maritime insecurity and violence in the gulf of guinea
04/16/2020

New Research Examines Opportunities for Improving Maritime Security in West Africa

A new report by One Earth Future Foundation’s Stable Seas program explores the connections between crime and insecurity in the maritime domain and instability onshore in the Gulf of Guinea, one of the world’s more complex maritime security environments.