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.
  • Security Assistance Monitor assembles and analyzes data on U.S. security and defense assistance programs around the world, including arms sales and training programs.
  • 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 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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In Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, observes Afghan National Police training prior to a International Security Assistance Force change-of-command ceremony in 2011.

Center for International Policy, Inc.
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

Stephen Heintz and Ben Rhodes Discuss American-Iranian Relations

Fund President Stephen Heintz introduced and moderated a keynote discussion with Ben Rhodes, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, about U.S.-Iran relations a year after the signing of the Iranian nuclear deal.

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.