Posts by: World Peace Foundation

On the eve of international women’s day, we are publishing a call from 15 women’s organizations to the United Nations to provide the services so desperately needed by survivors of conflict-related sexual violence in Tigray.

Their needs are particularly urgent, not only because of the scale of the crimes perpetrated against them, […]

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Today, we are launching a new website that presents a series of interactive graphics, enabling our visitors to explore answers to the question, who arms war?

Based on Sam Perlo-Freeman’s research that was published as a report last year, “Business As Usual: How Major Weapons Exporters Arms the World’s Conflicts,” (World […]

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In 1971, UNHCR published a poster with the banner, “Einstein was a refugee.” It wanted to remind Europeans and Americans that refugees brought more than “a bundle of belongings” to their new country. It also drew attention to what was lost when a government turned against its own people: priceless knowledge could be […]

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The Russian invasion of Ukraine is the single biggest threat to world peace in decades. This is not because war in Europe is in itself more important than anywhere else in the world, but because Russia, Ukraine and NATO countries have a greater capacity to inflict violence at a large scale, and because war […]

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By Meron Gebreananaye, Saba Mah’derom, Kiros Teklay and Kisanet Haile Molla

The extensive use of military unmanned aerial vehicles (‘armed drones’), for lethal strikes by the Ethiopian government in the Tigray region is fast becoming one of the most devastating but neglected human rights violations in the world. The limited international attention paid […]

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WPF announces its new occasional paper, “Ending Solitary Isolation: Is it within reach in Massachusetts?” (January 2022) by Bridget Conley.

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