International affairs

Abe Fellowship Program

The Abe Fellowship Program fosters the development of and connection between US and Japan-based researchers interested in policy-relevant topics. The program was established in 1991 by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP).

Understanding Violent Conflict

The Understanding Violent Conflict program is a series of research collaborations with institutions in Africa and the Middle East, Europe, and Asia intended to expand scholarship on violent conflict around the world.

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa

The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program supports scholars attending higher education institutions in the global South to produce the next generation of researchers, faculty, technocrats, and leaders.

Drugs, Security and Democracy Program

The Drugs, Security and Democracy program supports research to create a more systematized knowledge base on drugs in Latin America and the Caribbean and develop alternatives to modern drug policies in the region.

Cuba Program

The Cuba Program is designed to extend scholarly relations between Cuba and the United States by organizing travel by researchers, enabling the translation and publication of Cuban scholarly works, and maintaining Cuban libraries, archives, and museums.

Anxieties of Democracy

The Anxieties of Democracy program promotes research and dialogue to determine if modern democratic institutions can capably address large problems in the public interest, such as climate change and political polarization.

African Peacebuilding Network

The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) supports independent African research on conflict-affected countries and neighboring regions of the continent, as well as the integration of African knowledge into global policy communities.

Transregional Collaboratory on the Indian Ocean

The Transregional Collaboratory unites scholars across the region and the globe focusing on the implications of environmental issues such as saltwater intrusion, disruption of traditional trade patterns, and changing migration dynamics.

Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum

The Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum mobilizes necessary knowledge to support the analytic capacity of the United Nations system and strengthen its understanding of conflicts: their causes, dynamics, and possible solutions.