• 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

Trade, Aid, and a Self-Reliant Afghan Economy

At first glance, a chart depicting Afghanistan’s annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures since 2001 could be characterized as a...
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Trade, Aid, and a Self-Reliant Afghan Economy

Do Cryptocurrencies Provide Opportunities for Terrorist Organizations?

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were once considered as fantasy rather than a viable method of exchanging goods and services, but...
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Do Cryptocurrencies Provide Opportunities for Terrorist Organizations?

Indo-Afghan Ties and the Prospect of Peace

As one of several external stakeholders that have taken a keen interest in the affairs of Afghanistan, India ranks among...
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Indo-Afghan Ties and the Prospect of Peace

A Road to Everywhere: Afghanistan’s Role in the Belt and Road Initiative

Nearly seven years after it was first announced, China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) continues to endure a barrage of...
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A Road to Everywhere: Afghanistan’s Role in the Belt and Road Initiative

Unlocking Afghanistan’s Resource Wealth: Three Obstacles for the Mining Sector

Throughout its history, Afghanistan’s most notable advantage has been its geographically strategic location. The country’s proximity to trade routes and...
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Unlocking Afghanistan’s Resource Wealth: Three Obstacles for the Mining Sector

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

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

 

“Turkey’s decision to open its borders can be seen as a strategic move to gain the support of the EU in support of Turkish involvement in the ongoing Syrian war...” says our expert @ahmadsmohibi
https://www.risetopeace.org/2020/03/04/how-refugees-make-their-way-to-europe-a-special-report-by-rise-to-peace/shah1505/?fbclid=IwAR1vgfYEK08p0EgIRMFFnrnr7ZdmBXGkhMp4BUrI68Z77c-EVrBBcv-pskQ

The Afghan economy remains stymied and heavily dependent on foreign aid. Nonetheless, with appropriate and long-term strategic planning, Afghanistan can become a self-reliant economy attractive to foreign business.
https://www.risetopeace.org/2020/07/02/afghan-development/risetopece/

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