Empowering Women in Agriculture Amid Conflict

Project presentation The Women in Conflict Zones Initiative (WICZ) is solely dedicated to respond to women and girls’ specific needs and vulnerabilities in conflict environments and engages them in peacebuilding and conflict-resolution efforts. In pursuing its objectives, WICZ identifies, funds, and provides technical assistance for projects in six core areas including crisis response, education, healthcare, … Continued

Mobilizing for Strong and Sustainable Food and Nutrition Systems in Africa

Since July 2023, the Paris Peace Forum has launched a new political initiative focusing on South-North dialogue for agricultural transformation on the African continent. In a demographic and climatic context that will require feeding more people while decarbonizing agricultural production, we are working to bring together the climate and environmental agenda with the agricultural development … Continued

Agricultural Transformations and Food Security: A South-North Dialogue

3 Questions with Augustin Grandgeorge   What are the current and future challenges to food security?   Augustin Grandgeorge: First of all, food security – which means that all people have physical, economic and social access to sufficient, healthy food that meets their nutritional needs – is far from being achieved. In 2022, according to … Continued

Safeguarding Gene Synthesis

2023-24 Scale-up project   Project presentation Cheaper & globally distributed gene synthesis technology increases the risk that malicious actors could misuse this technology to create and modify biological agents. The incentives, standards, & technological approaches in place for screening orders & customers have not kept up with the pace & reach of synthesis technology. The … Continued

Promoting Ethical Approach to Gene Editing

Project presentation Advancement in gene editing technologies such as CRISPR is fueling new scientific discoveries in cancer, Alzheimer’s, heart disease, and various gene therapies, enabling life-saving treatments and promising to revolutionize healthcare. But gene editing, like so many emerging technologies, has its ethical downsides. Broader application of gene-editing tools can lead to the risk of … Continued

Terrains d’Avenir

Project presentation Terrains d’Avenir is a program run by six organizations working for inclusion through sport: Emmaüs Solidarité, Futbol Mas France, Kabubu, Ovale Citoyen, PLAY International, and Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation. Implemented since February 2022, the project has a dual objective: to enable sustainable access to sport for displaced young people in Ile-de-France, whatever their communities … Continued

Cosmopolitan Ethics for the Human Future

Project presentation Technologies are poised to alter the meaning of being human. Genome editing, especially of the human germline, raises fundamental questions of the dignity and integrity of human life. This scientific and technological frontier is also a moral frontier, with implications for all life on the planet. It demands inclusive and far-reaching deliberation drawing … Continued

Peacemakers Project

Project presentation Peace and Sport has over 15 years of expertise in the field of peace through sport. They developed a bottom-up approach, based on identifying the challenges, best practices and needs of leading organizations. The project is a global mentoring offer to support field actors, athletes and institutions to develop programs that use sport … Continued

Knockout: do not give up

2023-24 Scale-up project   Project presentation Knockout, implemented by VIRAL, the World Boxing Council and the Reconciliation Foundation is a tertiary prevention model implemented in prisons of different states of Mexico and Argentina that seeks, through the practice of boxing and emotional care, to contribute to the social reintegration of inmates. Boxing has proved to … Continued

Sports School: Empowerment of Vulnerable Girls

Project presentation The ‘Bici y Fútbol’ Sports School works annually with one hundred girls from 6 to 17 years old from Soacha, a socially and economically vulnerable municipality close to Bogotá, teaching them through sports to prevent unwanted pregnancies and sexual abuse, promoting the exercise of healthy and responsible sexuality and providing them with a … Continued