Oxford Research Group (ORG) is an independent organisation that has been influential for over 35 years in pioneering new, more strategic approaches to sustaining peace and security. We connect, educate and inspire others through innovative research, advocacy and peacebuilding projects.
Our vision is of a world in which conflict is transformed, violence is reduced, and global cooperation is promoted.
Our mission is to promote approaches to defence, development and foreign policies that are inclusive, accountable, sustainable and effective. We work to transform the way that people and policy-makers think about security, seeking to break out of the cycle of conflict and violence.
ORG’s Strategic Objectives
Our objective is to secure a shift in UK and international policy-making such that:
ORG works on long-term, strategic and sustainable solutions to violent conflict that are rigorous, realistic, and evidence-based. Our approach is based upon the four pillars of research, advocacy, capacity-building and dialogue. Our work will continue to involve: