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Update The Failure of Security Assistance – From Latin America to North Africa 

Our government must stop providing foreign security forces with millions of dollars of training and weapons with little oversight, accountability, or success metrics.

Update 5 Opportunities for Peace in 2015 

Last year was rife with deadly conflict. Rebellions, violent extremism, and state violence killed many and displaced more. However, there are numerous opportunities for peace in 2015. The Obama administration has shown it is willing to pursue diplomacy in some cases and peace-builders are proving that there are alternatives to war. Below are five examples where civil society and governments are working for a more secure and peaceful future.

Update 5 Ways You Helped Make the World Safer in 2014 

The year 2014 marked a year of remarkable progress for U.S.-Iran diplomacy. Our world is already safer because of U.S.-Iran talks. As I reflect on a year of excitement and progress, I am keenly aware of the critical role the FCNL network has played in ensuring our elected officials stand on the right side of history.

Update The 'No Military Solution' is the Only Solution 

The United States must move towards non-military solutions to its foreign policy challenges.

Background Managing Natural Resources for Peace 

Central African Republic Crisis

The Central African Republic (CAR) is a resource-rich country, endowed with mineral wealth, vast expanses of timber, fertile lands and wildlife. CAR is also trapped in cycles of violent conflict and political crises that date back to the 1990s.

Background Socially Responsible Investment Guidelines 

We believe that it is extremely important that our financial investments are consistent with FCNL’s vision of a world free of war and the threat of war, a society with equity and justice for all, a community where every person's potential may be fulfilled, and an earth restored.

Letter To Congress: Release Legal Basis for Islamic State Strikes 

A letter urging congress to release documents and memoranda establishing the legal framework supporting the use of military force on the Islamic State.

Letter 19 Groups to Congress: Fund Atrocities Prevention 

19 different organizations that are part of the Prevention and Protection Working Group urge Members of Congress to provide funding for Atrocities Prevention through initiatives like the Complex Crises Fund.

Background Law of the Sea 

The U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is an international treaty that regulates all aspects of the oceans, preserving the seas as "commons" for all humanity and bringing a stable order to 70% of the world's surface. 

Peacebuilding 

The international community has a responsibility to protect civilians. Programs that prevent violent conflict, avert mass atrocities, and protect civilians are basic building blocks for lasting peace and security.

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