Posts written by SFCG staff for a general audience


Mapping a Sector: Bridging the Evidence Gap on Youth-Driven Peacebuilding

As part of the implementation of UNSCR 2250, we led a Global Survey of youth-led peacebuilding organizations with UNOY. Read the full report here.

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Saji Prelis receives the 2017 Outstanding Peace Support Prize

The Luxembourg Peace Prize recognized our own Saji Prelis for his work over the last two decades in promoting peace.


Classy Awards 2017: Search Honored as Leading Innovator

Three of our programs are among the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2017!

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Earthquake in Nepal – How You Can Help

Learn more about how we supported civilians in the immediate aftermath of the crisis and during the reconstruction phase.


The crossroads of security and compassion: we’re safer with #MoreAllies

Shamil Idriss, President of Search for Common Ground, explains how the travel ban affects efforts to counter violent extremism.

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The U.N. Security Council has given youth a tool for empowerment

Our Asia Director Michael Shipler on the #Youth4Peace movement: “Youth shouldn’t be seen as a risk, but rather as critical partners.”

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Youth Transforming Violent Extremism

While radicalized youth make the headlines, the thousands of young activists countering violent extremism rarely get the spotlight. Let’s change that together.