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Partners for peace in the world's most dangerous places. 

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Less War Labs is a nonprofit venture studio.

We partner with social entrepreneurs to design and develop solutions that promote peace in conflict zones around the world.

Studio

Our Venture Studio builds organizations from the ground up to combat conflict and promote peace in the world’s most dangerous places.

Whether we’re creating tech tools to fight corruption in The Sahel or employing AI to secure food routes in Yemen, our studio leverages research from our institute to identify gaps in the ecosystem where new ventures can shift the dynamics of conflict and enhance the probability of peace.

Working tirelessly to accelerate and preserve peace.

We partner with social entrepreneurs to  

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WELL-FUNCTIONING GOVERNMENT

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SOUND BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

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ACCEPTANCE OF RIGHTS OF OTHERS

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GOOD RELATIONS WITH NEIGHBORS

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FREE FLOW OF INFORMATION

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HIGH LEVELS OF HUMAN CAPITAL

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LOW LEVELS OF CORRUPTION

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EQUITABLE ACCESS TO RESOURCES

Accelerator

6.7 million

SYRIAN REFUGEES

8.3 million

COLOMBIAN IDPs

850 thousand

VENEZUELAN ASYMLUM-SEEKERS

...in the world's most dangerous places.

We operate in the world's 20 most dangerous conflict zones responsible for the most refugees, IDPs and asylum-seekers, spanning from Colombia in the West to Myanmar in the East.

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The Less War Labs Institute conducts vital research on the root causes of conflict, identifies potential pathways to peace and advocates relentlessly on behalf of social entrepreneurs in fragile states and conflict zones around the world. 

Our first Less War Labs Ecosystem Report will be published in Q1 2023.   

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Media

Media

Our publication discusses the role of social innovation in combatting conflict while showcasing the journey of our accelerator participants, developments in our studio and research findings from our institute.

 

Our upcoming podcast series will feature inspiring social entrepreneurs in conflict zones across the world as we learn more about the challenges they face, the obstacles they've overcome and the incredible impact they're having in their local communities.

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Team

Team

Our team of staff, Ambassadors and Advisory Board work tirelessly to promote peace in fragile states and conflict zones.

Our Country Ambassadors identify accelerator participants, propose solutions for our studio and recommend research areas for our institute while advocating for their local communities.

Our Advisory Board members are thought leaders in their respective fields and provide essential guidance for our curriculum design, solution development and research.

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Justin Harlow

Founder & CEO

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