Breaking the cycle of violence

ORG promotes international policy-making that is inclusive, accountable, sustainable and effective.
We work to transform thinking about security, helping to break out of the cycle of conflict and violence.

Forging a New Path: Prioritising the Protection of Civilians in the UK’s Response to Conflict

This report examines the serious challenges remote warfare poses to the protection of civilians in modern conflict and outlines how these issues can be resolved.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

A Call for Dialogue: The Dangers of Polarisation in the Special Forces Debate

Drawing upon extensive research, this piece calls for a healthier level of debate on the issue of UK Special Forces oversight.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

A Story of ORG: Paul Rogers

In a special series of podcasts, ORG talks with people involved in the development and evolution of ORG from its early days. In this episode, ORG interviews Paul Rogers about his impressive career in the field of international security and his crucial role in the development of the Oxford Research Group.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

A Story of ORG: Scilla Elworthy

In a special series of podcasts, ORG talks with people involved in the development and evolution of ORG in its early days. In this episode, ORG interviews Dr. Scilla Ellworthy, who founded ORG in 1982 and was its Executive Director until 2003.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

A Story of ORG: Oliver Ramsbotham

In this episode, ORG interviews Oliver Ramsbotham, Emeritus Professor at Bradford University and a Senior Advisor to Oxford Research Group's Strategic Peacebuilding Programme. We discuss Professor Ramsbotham’s work with Oxford Research Group, particularly his role in developing Collective Strategic Thinking, an approach that has heavily influenced the work of the Strategic Peacebuilding Programme in Yemen and Israel-Palestine.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

A Story of ORG: Gabrielle Rifkind

In this episode ORG interview Gabrielle Rifkind, a senior advisor to the Oxford Research Group’s Strategic Peacebuilding Programme, which she founded as the Middle East Programme in 2002. She is now the Director of Oxford Process. We discuss Gabrielle's work in preventive diplomacy and her crucial role in the development of Oxford Research Group’s Middle East Programme.

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Author: Alasdair McKay

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