Peacebuilding

  • Comet-ME is an Israeli-Palestinian organization providing basic energy and clean water services to off-grid communities using environmentally and socially sustainable methods.
  • Mobilizing direct legal aid and systemic policy advocacy, The International Refugee Assistance Project serves the world's most persecuted individuals and empowers new human rights leaders.
  • The EastWest Institute is working to establish an international, nonpartisan network of lawmakers to direct political will and resources toward preventive action and human security.

The Fund’s Peacebuilding program aims to advance just and durable peace by supporting innovative and collaborative approaches and policies for conflict prevention, management, and transformation and strengthening constituencies and political will for conflict transformation and durable peace.

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An IRAP client explains her story with the help of a volunteer interpreter in Amman, Jordan. (Courtesy Susannah Stevens/IRAP.)
Urban Justice Center
Solar panels set up by Comet-ME among the tents of a community in the South Hebron Hills.
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News and updates

International Refugee Assistance Project Director Recognized

Rebecca Heller, the director and co-founder of the International Refugee Assistance Project, was awarded the 2015 Charles Bronfman Prize for its work providing legal services to some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

Bipartisan Group of More Than 100 Diplomats Applaud Iran Nuclear Agreement

A group of more than 100 former American ambassadors sent a letter to President Obama supporting the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran. The signers of the letter include diplomats who were appointed by Republican and Democratic presidents. The Iran Project, which organized the letter, was cofounded by the United Nations Association of the United States of America and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund in 2002.

The Iran Project Welcomes the Announcement of a Framework for a Comprehensive Nuclear Agreement with Iran

The Iran Project has released a statement on the April 2nd announcement detailing the framework agreement reached by Iran and the United States along with five other world powers to limit Iran's nuclear program. The statement applauds the achievement reached after 18 months of complex negotiations, while recognizing there is still more work to be done.