SFCG in the News

The war in Yemen: “It is a total catastrophe, but no one knows”

For over 2 years, Yemen has been plagued by a bloody civil war. Belgian magazine MO* spoke with Search – Yemen’s Director Shoqi Maktary about the situation on the ground and what needs to happen next.

Reel Truth: a new portrayal of LGBT characters in Nepal

Most media and advocacy campaigns on LGBT rights in Nepal highlight the problems, not the successes of LGBT people. Our local team is changing that.

The World Faces Looming Crises and G7 Leaders Must Look to Their Citizens to Help Build the Peace

As world leaders gather for the 43rd G7 Summit in Sicily, they face urgent challenges. Citizen-led action offers concrete, tangible solutions.

Conflict Truths: an interview with Shamil Idriss on NPR

Search’s President and CEO Shamil Idriss shares insights from 30 years of experience transforming conflict around the world.

Mattis plan must confront ISIS on and off the battlefield

Search for Common Ground President & CEO Shamil Idriss pens op-ed about Secretary of Defense James Mattis presentation of a draft of the Plan to Defeat ISIS to President Trump. Idriss writes: “the plan is the result of a broad effort to consider options and present the president with the best approach to a struggle that will shape U.S. security and relations with countries around the world.”

Problem or partner? Why Nigeria matters to the U.S.

Security, governance, and regional leadership are three areas where the U.S. and Nigeria must work together.

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.”