• introducing

    Rise to Peace

    A research and analysis non-profit 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.

    High-Level Advocacy

    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

Eid Ceasefire Offers Cautious Optimism for Peace Process

After enduring a spate of violent attacks carried out by the Taliban over the past two months, Afghanistan received a...
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Eid Ceasefire Offers Cautious Optimism for Peace Process

Terrorism or Testing: Will COVID-19 Reduce Counterterrorism Efforts?

In the wake of the global pandemic, concerns about public health dominate the political sphere, enough so that issues related...
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Terrorism or Testing: Will COVID-19 Reduce Counterterrorism Efforts?

Drone Technology and Its Malicious Use by Terrorists

Emerging technologies may offer recognised benefits, but they pose threats to national security also. A case in point are unmanned...
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Drone Technology and Its Malicious Use by Terrorists

Possible Consequences of the Israeli Unity Government’s Annexation Plan

On May 18, Israel swore in a new unity government in which Benjamin Netanyahu will continue as Prime Minister until...
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Possible Consequences of the Israeli Unity Government’s Annexation Plan

Countering Extremism with Sports: A Look at Martial Arts

The inclusion of sporting elements in preventive measures and deradicalization programs has not been treated with sufficient academic rigour, but...
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Countering Extremism with Sports: A Look at Martial Arts

Do Terrorist Attacks Directly Impact GDP and Income?

Editor’s Note: Rise to Peace Research Fellows are dedicated to studying all matters of violent extremism and productive ways to...
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Do Terrorist Attacks Directly Impact GDP and Income?

The Continued Impact of Technology on Terrorism

Technology has greatly evolved in the past decades to the point that it is fair to speak of a technological...
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The Continued Impact of Technology on Terrorism

Eradicating Illicit Crops: Lessons from South America for Afghanistan

As the world’s largest producer of opium poppy, Afghanistan’s reliance on the cultivation of illicit crops is integral to understanding...
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Eradicating Illicit Crops: Lessons from South America for Afghanistan

Attacks on Education and Their Impact on Syrian Children

Education is a key pillar of development and an efficient investment in human capital of a state. As a result...
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Attacks on Education and Their Impact on Syrian Children

Could US Retaliation for ISIL Strike Influence Afghan Peace Talks?

On April 9, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant -Khorasan Province (ISIL-KP) claimed responsibility for rocket strikes on...
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Could US Retaliation for ISIL Strike Influence Afghan Peace Talks?

LATEST RESEARCH

OUR METHODOLOGY

 Research & Analysis

Research & Analysis

Our frontline research and informed analysis unravels the grassroots causes of terrorism and extremism so that we can offer actionable prevention strategies.

Education & Awareness

Education & Awareness

We implement localized educational projects available to all members of civil society that focus on objectives of kindness, rather than division and hate.

Policy & Practice

Policy & Practice

We gather renowned experts at high level discussions to share knowledge on the best practices to prevent extremism and terrorism with the public.

Connect for Change

Connect for Change

We provide opportunities to people of diverse backgrounds to connect with each other, exchange ideas, and collaborate to counter the universal scourge of terror.

News and Announcements

 High-Level Advocacy

 News

 

Islamist extremism incidents tend to receive more attention than right wing activity because of how they are portrayed in the media. However, both deserve specific attention and impartiality is essential in the strategy of counter-radicalization. https://www.risetopeace.org/2020/03/18/extremism-2/risetopece/?fbclid=IwAR1ZrF60TWfb0RvLEZKsZGrw6KbEvbazypHytI-k_n-d8zjdJPI8XO39Xsc

Female extremists contribute to violent agendas in a variety of ways through supportive roles in the organization as well as being out on the front lines. Learn about the role of women in extremism and how they're not just pawns of their male counterparts:
https://www.risetopeace.org/2019/07/01/people-not-pawns-female-extremists-beneath-the-sensation/amyhetherington/

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