News & Events

November 28, 2017

One Earth Future at Build Peace 2017 Event

Business & Governance

One Earth Future hosted a workshop entitled: The Private Sector’s Role in Creating and Supporting Peace, at Build Peace 2017, in Bogota, Colombia.  The role of the private sector in supporting peacebuilding initiatives is largely unrecognized in formal peace agreements.

Zimbabwe Democracy

November 16, 2017

The Zimbabwean Coup: Is There Hope for Democracy?

CoupCast, Political Conflict

Coups are relatively rare now, but back in the 1960s and 1970s there were years when over a dozen coups occurred, mostly in Sub Saharan Africa. 

Zimbabwe Coup

November 15, 2017

Understanding Zimbabwe’s Coup

CoupCast, Political Conflict

To understand the current crisis in Zimbabwe, one needs to understand the role of state-led violence and patronage as central to ensuring state legitimacy.

November 02, 2017

International Elections and Leaders: November 2017 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

November's REIGN update addresses the election re-run and the turmoil accompanying it in Kenya, as well as updates on October's elections in Austria, the Czech Republic, Liberia, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya, Iceland, and Japan. In November, elections will be held in Chile, Honduras, Nepal, and Liberia. 

October 05, 2017

International Elections and Leaders: October 2017 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

The REIGN Dataset (Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance) covers political conditions in every country. We update the dataset monthly to reflect the most recent political events, such as coups, world elections, and changes in political leadership. We provide election coverage and track leadership changes... more

October 02, 2017

Stable Seas Maritime Security Index Maps Threats to Governance

African Security, Stable Seas

One Earth Future, through its programs OEF Research, Oceans Beyond Piracy, and Secure Fisheries, presents a unique effort to measure and map intersecting issue areas in maritime security in sub-Saharan Africa.

September 18, 2017

OEF Research Director, Dr. Conor Seyle attends Better Business for a Better World

On September 18th, OEFR Director Conor Seyle participated in a UN General Assembly side event on the role of the private sector in supporting Sustainable Development Goal 16.  This event was convened by the Global Alliance for Reporting on Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Society and hosted by Global Alliance... more

Kenya Elections

September 08, 2017

International Elections and Leaders: September 2017 Update

REIGN DATASET: International Elections and Leaders

This month, for the first time in Africa, a court voided an election of a sitting leader.