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South Sudan Cartoon Series  

Alex de Waal teamed up with Kenyan artist Victor Ndula to create two series depicting what de Waal calls the "political marketplace" in South Sudan: "Who Got What" and "South Sudan: The Price of War, The Price of Peace."

The project was co-sponsored by the Cartoon Movement, Justice and Security Research Programme and the World Peace Foundation



Indefensible: Seven Myths that Sustain the Global Arms Trade

To help illustrate the myths of the global arms trade, WPF worked with the Cartoon Movement to commission political cartoons from artists around the world.




President Trump's boon to global arms industry

The election of U.S. President Donald Trump sent the stocks of arms companies soaring. His early days in office promise to keep these companies happy for some time to come. Access our list of six reasons why the global arms makers love Pres. Trump.




Re-Inventing Peace

See how political cartoonists from across the globe responded to our call to create a new vision of peace to match the realities of today’s conflicts.

From the WPF Archives

Three galleries, organized by theme, offer glimpses into the rich visual and historical materials in the archive of the World Peace Foundation. The imagery draws largely on pre-1945 materials.



Find more videos by the World Peace Foundation at the Fletcher School Youtube Channel.

April 3, 2014, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and the Harvard University Committee on African Studies. Two Sudans: The Path Forward

February 13, 2014, Five-minute highlights from panel 1 of the Unlearning Violence conference, Steven Pinker and Daniel Dennett discuss whether the human species is becoming more peaceful. Full panel video is available on our Youtube channel


November 21, 2013, Fletcher School Dean James Stavridis interivews WPF executive director Alex de Waal.


October 4, 2013, video of Alex de Waal's keynote address, Responsibilities of an Activist in a Global Political Order, at The Social Practice of Human Rights: Charting the frontiers of research and advocacy, University of Dayton, Ohio, 


May 31, 2012, Alex de Waal: The Ongoing Conflict in Sudan , London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE 




February 6, 2012. Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation's GenPrev podcast: Jared Knoll speaks to Bridget Conley-Zilkic about the How Mass Atrocities End research project.