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Happy New Year from the War Prevention Initiative!

Dear Friends, The beginning of a new year is reserved as a time for reflection—taking stock of the past year and imagining the possibilities for the future. We are guided by our vision of a more just and peaceful future even when world events challenge our core principles. The war in Ukraine, now in its … Read more

2022 Year in Review

Happy New Year!  2022 was seventh year for the Peace Science Digest. We continued to broaden the scope of academic research featured in the Digest, while focusing on academic material that explores militarism and other systems of oppression. We were very happy to renew the Digest branding by more strongly aligning it with the War … Read more

Ensayo ‘Un-contest’ sobre una política exterior feminista

[Ya no estamos aceptando envíos. Gracias por todos los que han contribuido.] War Prevention Initiative (WPI, por sus siglas en inglés) está buscando presentaciones para un ensayo “un-contest” sobre una política exterior feminista. En War Prevention Initiative, centramos nuestro análisis en el desafío al militarismo y la suposición de que el uso de la violencia, … Read more

Peace Briefing: Feminist Foreign Policy

Around the globe, governments are beginning to recognize and implement to varying extents a Feminist Foreign Policy (FFP). This political framework is “centred around the wellbeing of marginalised people and invokes processes of self-reflection regarding foreign policy’s hierarchical global systems” (Feminist Foreign Policy, n.d.). Broadly, FFP is an approach to international relations that challenges gender-blind … Read more

Special Issue Launch Event

Launch Event on Nonviolent Approaches to Security

We are happy to announce the September 29, 2022 launch event for the Special Issue collaboration of our Peace Science Digest together with Nonviolent Peaceforce What Do Safety & Security Mean to You?Nonviolent Approaches to Security: Perspectives from Communities Around the World * * * Sign up here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwuduyvrjwrHNHRpAVGMSiuepOCc67buhki Sep 29, 2022 09:00 AM in Central … Read more

A New Look for the War Prevention Initiative

To our community: After more than a decade of working toward our vision, it become clear to us that our organic organizational growth and strategic planning took place without considering our visual identity. To address this, we took steps to reimagine our outward face by creating a new website and logo. As you can see … Read more

Essay ‘Un-contest’ on a Feminist Foreign Policy

The War Prevention Initiative (WPI) is seeking submissions for an essay un-contest on a feminist foreign policy.
We want to challenge ourselves and potential contributors to ask: What does your feminist foreign policy look like?

Happy New Year from the War Prevention Initiative and Peace Science Digest

January 3, 2022  Dear Friends, A little over ten years ago, we set out on an experiment to advance our bold peace agenda guided by a vision to prevent all war. Our strategy to shift the world collectively from war to peace are met by profound challenges posed by overwhelmingly militaristic and racists approaches in … Read more

Campaign for Nonviolent Elections 2020

Campaign for Nonviolent Elections 2020

 The War Prevention Initiative is supportive of the Commitment to Uphold Democracy articulated in the Hold the Line Guide and the TRUST Network’s goal to prevent and mitigate violence stimulated by electoral politics and underlying social issues – before the 2020 elections, during the vote, and in the aftermath. In order to spread awareness about … Read more

War Prevention Initiative at the Better Evidence Workshop

Kelsey Coolidge, Associate Director of the War Prevention Initiative was invited to participate in the Better Evidence Workshop in Washington, DC.

Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy Strategy Retreat

War Prevention Initiative Executive Director Patrick Hiller participated in a strategy retreat for the Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy Initiative.