North Korea: What We Know About the 'Massive' New Missile on Parade
Deputy Director Melissa Hanham pens a piece for the BBC describing what we learned from the 75thAnniversary Parade in North Korea. Her top three takes: North Korea’s new strategic weapon is a giant ICBM, its increased payload means more trouble for US ballistic missile defense, and new heavy duty vehicles mean North Korea can launch more missiles simultaneously.
The UN75 Global Governance Forum is Over, But the Conversation Continues!
This global conversation on the critical role of international cooperation in addressing the world’s increasingly complex problems was attended virtually by more than 3,500 people! Check out a few of the ideas and innovative strategies fostered for effectively navigating the challenges of Peace, Sustainable Development, Humanitarian Aid & Inclusivity, and Climate.
Op-ed: Philanthropy’s Role in the Missing Global Architecture
OEF Founder and CEO, Marcel Arsenault discusses the promise of the United Nations over the last 75 years and how philanthropy has a role to play in building a global system for designing, implementing and updating a multitude of plans to tackle the world's most complex and interconnected challenges.
UN75 Peace & Security Innovations Webinar
This webinar was part of an ongoing series of e-consultations, partnership discussions, and engagement with UN figures and experts around the world in preparation for the upcoming UN 75 Global Governance Forum.
New Survey Aims to Develop a Unified Understanding of Evidence-Based Practice in Peacebuilding
A new survey is asking participants in the peacebuilding field to give their opinion of evidence-based practice in peacebuilding. People who identify as peacebuilding professionals are encouraged to take the survey and forward it to other practitioners in the field.
AADCO Paper Factory: Entrepreneurial Innovation in the Somali Business Sector
Employing over 50 staff members, one third of which are female, AADCO manufactures a range of paper products, but in an innovative push into environment-friendly entrepreneurship, the company also recently started the first recycling initiative of its kind in Somaliland.