Peacebuilding

Advancing just and durable peace

  • 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.

Program Guidelines

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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Funding Strategies

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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.
COMET-ME

News and updates

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.

National Security Expert Sally Donnelly Joins the Fund as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow

With experience as a reporter on foreign affairs and work as a senior advisor to the Secretary of Defense, Ms. Donnelly will be an insightful thought partner in the Fund's support for innovative solutions to global challenges and conflict transformation.

RBF President Joins National Security Figures in Calling for U.S. to Preserve Iran Deal

More than 100 current and former military officers, senior government officials, and other national security figures issued a public statement today urging the United States to maintain its commitment to the Iran Deal.