Violent conflict is a leading cause of human suffering, killing hundreds of thousands of people and displacing millions every year. Tribalism and polarization are dividing communities worldwide. The international system is no longer working to prevent conflict and protect civilians from war. Governments, who have the most control over large-scale policies, are moving away from the peaceful, cooperative management of conflict.
We are determined to make sustainable peace the primary objective of the anticipation, management, and prevention of global conflict. We are working to establish peacebuilding in policy, politics, and public discourse as an effective method for addressing conflict. Our goal is not only to reduce global levels of violence, but also to lay the groundwork for just, positive peace in the 21st century.