• introducing

    Rise to Peace

    A research and analysis organization focused on empowering peace, education and tolerance to prevent terrorism and extremism around the world.

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  • Peace Symposium

    The Afghan Peace Process

    Rise to Peace held its first-panel discussion in Kabul, Afghanistan, despite the risk of violence and Taliban threats, where locals, experts, and students discussed the immediate need for peace and stability in the country followed by policy recommendation for the United States, the Afghan government, and the international community.

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  • Field Research

    The Interview Project

    We interview young people who formerly embraced extremist ideology and became misguided foot soldiers for groups such as the Taliban, Al-Shabaab and ISIS

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  • The Hello Project

    Communication and Dialogue

    We aim to provide tools to help build a bridge where major security issues such as extremism, radicalization, social injustices are properly communicated and taken care of before it leads to violence.

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  • Washington D.C.

    The Global War on Terror

    The Rise to Peace gathers renowned experts to explore the genesis of global radicalization and how to counter the rise of violent extremist ideology

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  • The Madrasa Boys Project

    Education Development

    Our objective is to effectively examine the problems and effectively reinforce the volume to address the key drivers to extremism.

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Rise to Peace

Although we live in dangerous times, rife with both international and domestic terrorism, there is hope and there is a clear path towards peace – that road is education and Rise to Peace helps to build that path one person at a time.

Our Recent Work

Latest Articles

Elections 2019: Is Afghanistan Ready?

On 17 September, a blast rocked Ashraf Ghani’s campaign rally in Parwan province, echoing the words of Mohammad Ismail Khan,...
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Elections 2019: Is Afghanistan Ready?

Extremism Assessment Series: Homegrown Islamist Extremism in the US

Summary of Extremist Assessment There is no set profile of a homegrown violent extremist; can be any ethnicity and can...
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Extremism Assessment Series: Homegrown Islamist Extremism in the US

Trump Called Off Negotiations with Taliban: What’s Next?

Ahmad Mohibi's news analysis on Afghanistan's TOLOnews in regards to the 9/11 anniversary that marks the 18 years of US...
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Trump Called Off Negotiations with Taliban: What’s Next?

My Reflections on 9/11 Memorial

I distinctively remember the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 as I was barely weeks into a yearlong youth exchange...
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My Reflections on 9/11 Memorial

US-Taliban Peace Talks: So Close, Yet So Far

The United States slowly inched toward a peace deal with the Taliban since talks in Doha, Qatar began some months...
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US-Taliban Peace Talks: So Close, Yet So Far

Assassination of top commanders paves the way for Taliban to advance

Famous Afghan commander killed in Northern Afghanistan Hours into September 1st, a mine detonated and killed General Nazir Mohammad Niazi...
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Assassination of top commanders paves the way for Taliban to advance

Lessons From the Past: From Feminism to Women Joining Terrorist Organizations

Women have always demonstrated capabilities of exerting powerful influence in the world. Undoubtedly, the Nineteenth Century provides a glorious example...
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Lessons From the Past: From Feminism to Women Joining Terrorist Organizations

What in the World Is Going On in Afghanistan?

What in the World Is Going On in Afghanistan?
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What in the World Is Going On in Afghanistan?

Extremism Assessment Series: The Proud Boys

The Proud Boys participate in semi-organized violence, typically associated with political protests The group has been directly and indirectly linked...
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Extremism Assessment Series: The Proud Boys

What in the World Is Going On in Afghanistan?

The Afghan Peace Talks on the Eve of Their Presidential Election Mullah Khairullah Khaikhwah, a senior member of the Taliban,...
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What in the World Is Going On in Afghanistan?

LATEST RESEARCH

OUR METHODOLOGY

 Research & Analysis

Research & Analysis

We conduct frontline reports and research to help the international community. Our team of researchers and journalists present their findings to institutions, CVE organizations and as well as governments to make better policies

Education & Awareness

Education & Awareness

We aim to provide educational opportunities that help steer vulnerable people away from violent extremism. As well, we seek to connect with local policymakers so that they adopt informed policies that empower the individual, support diversity, and build a path of tolerance and hope.

Policy & Practice

Policy & Practice

We gathers renowned experts to explore the genesis of violent extremism, global radicalization and how to counter the rise of violent extremist ideology

Connect for Change

Connect for Change

Our objective is to develop resilience in the communities to be the frontline in countering violent extremism and in peacemaking through trainings, engagements and establishing effective communication.

Our Programs

News and Announcements

 High-Level Advocacy

 News

 

In Afghanistan, religion & employment were not key drivers for people to join the Taliban, instead local grievances, corruption and governance. Said @LisaSchirch on @resolvenet #RESOLVEForum @USIP @risetopeace

Islamophobic acts are unacceptable... there is only way to overcome this problem — respond with tolerance while I introducing the beauty of your culture & religion. In a society, we need to combat hate by combating the extreme & prejudice narratives https://t.co/Yna9LfUf8Y

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As yesterday's attacks have shown, the Taliban have made good on their vow to attack the Afghan elections.

read our latest report below 'Elections 2019: Is Afghanistan Ready?'

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