• Discussion panel for

    Afghanistan 2020

    Join us on an expert panel discussion on US-Taliban stalled peace talks, recent prisoner swap with the Taliban, US troop withdrawal and paths forward in Afghanistan.

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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

Lessons from Tetsu Nakamura’s Legacy in Afghanistan

Tetsu Nakamura, a Japanese doctor who devoted his career to improving the lives of Afghans, was killed in an attack...
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Lessons from Tetsu Nakamura’s Legacy in Afghanistan

President Trump resumed peace talks with the Taliban on his first trip to Afghanistan

President Trump recently travelled to Afghanistan for the first time and announced the resumption of peace talks with the Taliban...
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President Trump resumed peace talks with the Taliban on his first trip to Afghanistan

Trump’s Visit to Afghanistan and a Revival of Peace Talks

On November 28, President Donald Trump paid a special Thanksgiving visit to American troops stationed in Afghanistan. It marked his...
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Trump’s Visit to Afghanistan and a Revival of Peace Talks

An Afghanistan peace might be in reach, after all

It is a rational assumption that President Trump is likely to resume peace talks in Afghanistan after comments made during...
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An Afghanistan peace might be in reach, after all

Bosnia Needs a Smooth Repatriation Process to Benefit Counterterror Efforts

Bosnia and Herzegovina initiated significant steps recently toward repatriation of its citizens accused of being foreign fighters in the Syrian...
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Bosnia Needs a Smooth Repatriation Process to Benefit Counterterror Efforts

Was President Erdogan’s Visit to Washington D.C. a Success?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington D.C. last week received stanch opposition not only from the Kurds and...
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Was President Erdogan’s Visit to Washington D.C. a Success?

What Veterans Day Means To Me

I had the honor to serve with the United States Armed Forces from an early age of 15. I fought...
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What Veterans Day Means To Me

Narcotics and Insecurity: How the Afghan-Tajik Drug Trade Derails Peace

A special field report by Rise to Peace.  Taliban makes 10 million Afghanis daily via drug trafficking in northern Afghanistan....
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Narcotics and Insecurity: How the Afghan-Tajik Drug Trade Derails Peace

Extremism Assessment Series: Earth Liberation Front (ELF)

Originally established in 1992 in Brighton, United Kingdom, ELF now operates in 17 countries and is thought to be a...
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Extremism Assessment Series: Earth Liberation Front (ELF)

Iran’s Approach to Turkey’s Military Operation in Northern Syria

Iran joined numerous countries that scrutinized Turkey’s military operation (Peace Spring) in northern Syria. The operation has been discussed and...
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Iran’s Approach to Turkey’s Military Operation in Northern Syria

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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.

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 High-Level Advocacy

 News

 

Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the murder of 14 people and a police officer in northeast Nigeria. Implementing capacity building assistance is a critical first step to help strengthen the country and free it from the grip of terrorists.

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Rise to Peace hosted a successful expert panel on Afghanistan perspectives of peace, where experts shared firsthand experience followed by recommendations to both the American and Afghan governments.
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Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the murder of 14 people and a police officer in northeast Nigeria. Pickup trucks filled with machine guns approached a security post manned by a militia group when suddenly they were attacked. Terrorism thrives in under-developed and impoverished areas because they are easier to control. Implementing capacity building assistance is a critical first step to help strengthen the country and free it from the grip of terrorists.

#peace #tolerance #capacitybuilding

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