Innovative Finance to Sustain Peace: Mapping Ideas

By Riva Kantowitz

This article, continuing CIC's work of exploring innovative finance for sustaining peace, examines important related conversations in the humanitarian and peacebuilding sectors, and efforts and tools in finance that could be utilized for sustaining peace. It also examines potential gamechangers such as blockchain and artificial intelligence—technologies and methods that have the potential to radically shift the way in which these tools are employed.

Looking at some fundamental challenges, such as the responsibility of states, the role of developed economies, and tensions between development and conflict prevention, this article ends with next steps for those trying to connect the tools of innovative finance with peacebuilding.

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Jan 08, 2019