Publications and Reports

FFP Annual Report to the Voluntary Principles Plenary 2013

Report for the Calendar Year 2012 A. Commitment 1. Statement of commitment or endorsement of the Voluntary Principles. The Fund for Peace (FFP) is strongly committed to continuing its support of the Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights (VPs). We publicly endorse the VPs on our website and undertake efforts to raise public awareness […]

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National Reconciliation in Grand Gedeh

BY PATRICIA TAFT AND GEORGE WAH WILLIAMS On a clear day in the middle of the dry season, it can take up to fifteen hours to travel less than 475 kilometers (350 miles) from Liberia’s capital city of Monrovia to Zwedru, the capital of Grand Gedeh County. Grand Gedeh lies in the southeast corner of […]

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Human Rights & Business Roundtable Annual Report 2012

BY J.J. MESSNER, TIERNEY ANDERSON, ERIN CRANDELL, NATALIE WHITE The mission of The Human Rights & Business Roundtable is to promote the rule of law and open societies. Launched in 1996, the Roundtable was the first forum designed for multinational businesses and mainstream human rights organizations to discuss issues of common concern in an atmosphere […]

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Nigeria: Beyond Terror and Militants

BY NATE HAKEN, FILIPA CARREIRA, ELIZAVETA EGOROVA, RACHEL HERSH Not every explosion in northern Nigeria stems from the radicalism of Boko Haram. Nor is every outbreak of violence in the Niger Delta the result of militants fighting over oil revenues. Rather, violence in its different forms is an expression of a broader and deeper fabric […]

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Threats in the Straits of Malacca

BY FELIPE UMANA The Straits of Malacca consist of a narrow but lengthy waterway that extends more than 500 miles from the eastern limits of the Andaman Sea to the South China Sea in Southeast Asia. Straddling the sea route between the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the Thai-Malay Peninsula, and the small city-state of Singapore, […]

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Roundtable on Conflict-Free Gold

BY SONIA HAUSEN On the 7th of September 2011, members of civil society, government, and the private sector convened in New York City to discuss the World Gold Council’s (WGC) draft Conflict-Free Gold Standards. The day-long Roundtable was facilitated by the independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit organization, The Fund for Peace. WGC, the initiator of the […]

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North Korean WMD Trading Relationships

BY JONAS VAICIKONIS The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), or North Korea, threatens world security by hastening the spread of nuclear weapons and related technologies to state and non-state actors interested in acquiring nuclear weapons. The North uses two pathways to acquire banned nuclear equipment for itself and for others: through state-to-state contact and […]

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Did you know that there was a decrease in the rate of lethal violence in Rivers and Abia States between October and September 2018? Who are the key stakeholders that have influence on the conflicts in the region? Read more...https://t.co/LG8Xo59lQ6

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Congratulations to FFP Programs Manager Hannah Blyth on her selection as a Delegate to the 2019-2020 Australian-American Youth Leadership Dialogue! 🇦🇺🇺🇸 @the_AALD