News & Updates

Afghan Women’s Network, a grantee of the Peacebuilding program, empowers women to participate in the political process to secure justice and peace. Photo courtesy of Afghan Women’s Network.

Peacebuilding Program Adopts New Guidelines to Confront Evolving Challenges

The Peacebuilding program team took inspiration from a wide range of peacebuilders. Some are internationally acclaimed figures, others are the less well-known but equally inspiring partners whom the Peacebuilding staff is privileged to work with and learn from.

Perry Cammack Joins Rockefeller Brothers Fund to Lead Peacebuilding Program

Mr. Cammack is a Middle East expert and foreign policy analyst with a distinguished career spanning the government, nonprofit, and academic sectors. He joins the RBF from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of State.

RBF President Stephen Heintz Joins Call to Engage in Diplomacy with Iran

The National Coalition to Prevent an Iranian Nuclear Weapon on Sunday released a statement calling on President Trump to temper his administration's unilateral pressure on Iran with diplomatic engagement.

2011–2018 Peacebuilding Program Review Summary

A June 2018 review of the Peacebuilding program examined the program’s evolution and reflected on key takeaways from its grantmaking between 2011–2018.
Mr. Khan and cricket team

Mr. Khan (back row, fifth from the left) on a youth cricket team in Nangahar province, Afghanistan.

Hedayatullah Zaheer “Zee” Khan, Afghan Youth Leader and Peace Activist, Killed in Bomb Attack on Jalalabad Cricket Stadium

Mr. Khan dedicated his life to the struggle for peace and unity and was widely respected in Afghanistan. He was a passionate and courageous leader who bridged divides across communities, worked to empower the marginalized, and believed ardently in a peaceful future for his country.

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