Building Trust,Delivering Solutions
The EastWest Institute (EWI) is an independent NGO that promotes peace by creating trusted settings for candid, global discourse among leaders to tackle intractable security and stability challenges.
EWI has a 40-year track record of convening dialogue and back channel diplomacy to develop sustainable solutions for today’s major political, economic and security issues. Now more than ever, the conflict prevention work of EWI is of critical importance.
Achieve common ground between regional rivals and develop practical solutions to destabilizing crises, including proxy conflicts in Iraq, Iran-Saudi relations, Morocco-Algeria business ties and governance in Northeast Syria.
Lead joint U.S.-Russia military-to-military, diplomatic and civilian expert dialogues on counterterrorism, narcotrafficking and nonproliferation issues during this critical period in U.S.-Russia relations.
Deepen dialogue between U.S. and Chinese military and party leaders to take improve future U.S.-China relations. Strengthen coordination between U.S. and Japanese militaries to secure a free and open Indo-Pacific.
Conduct discreet, high-level dialogues with key political decision-makers, thought leaders and members of the private sector from around the world to address pressing security challenges threatening the Western Balkans and Europe.
Mobilize governments and companies to develop and implement norms of behavior in cyberspace and address cyber crime, encryption and security risks from connected devices.
Bring together influential voices in South Asia to advance understanding of the region’s underlying issues and support greater regional cooperation.