International peace and security

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.

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.

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.