Advancing just and durable peace

  • 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.
  • 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.

Program Guidelines

The Peacebuilding program aspires to advance peacebuilding through support for policy analysis, collaborative approaches and networks, and constituency building, as well as by defending civil society actors who are working to end conflict.

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Funding Strategies

Featured Grantees

An IRAP client explains her story with the help of a volunteer interpreter in Amman, Jordan. (Courtesy Susannah Stevens/IRAP.)
International Refugee Assistance Project, Inc.

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.
Solar panels set up by Comet-ME among the tents of a community in the South Hebron Hills.

News and updates

Transatlantic Charter for Peace and Security in Afghanistan

We urgently need a coordinated set of actions to mitigate the likely security and political consequences of the military withdrawal as part of a plan to advance stability and peace in Afghanistan.

How to Get America and Iran Back to the Negotiating Table

Either as a nonproliferation tool or as a starting point for regional dialogue, there is no serious alternative other than returning to the 2015 JCPOA.

Can Biden’s ethos of empathy point the way to a new U.S. foreign policy?

Elevating global public health and climate change to core national interests can help to expand our understanding of national security.