How We Work

Independent. Impartial. Inclusive.

Our staff members (approximately 150) and consultants are drawn from a broad spectrum of backgrounds including academia, civil society, diplomacy and media. Crisis Group staff are based all over the world and cover some 70 actual and potential conflicts.

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Our Methodology

Crisis Group's Claudia Gazzini speaks with an oil engineer loyal to Ibrahim Jathran outside of Zueitina, one of the oil ports under Jathran's control and among those shut down since summer 2013, March 2014. CRISIS GROUP
Field Research
Our North East Asia Adviser Michael Kovrig talks to CNBC's Squawk Box in 2018.
Sharp Analysis
Crisis Group Board member, Mo Ibrahim, and Crisis Group’s Africa Program Director, Comfort Ero, speaking at the event, The Changing Face of Conflict, 27 April 2015. CRISIS GROUP/Don Pollard
High-level Advocacy
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Crisis Group has more than twenty years of experience in working to prevent, manage and resolve deadly conflict.

Field research

Our expert analysts engage directly with all parties to a conflict as they conduct research on the ground, share multiple perspectives and propose practical policy solutions.

Sharp analysis

We publish comprehensive reports and timely commentaries to inform decision making and shape the public debate on how to limit threats to peace and security.

High-level advocacy

We work with heads of government, policymakers, media, civil society, and conflict actors themselves to sound the alarm of impending conflict and to open paths to peace.

In Darfur, for example, International Crisis Group was ringing the alarm bell … They gave us insight. We didn’t always agree with them. It’s not their role to come into agreement with us. It’s their role to reflect ground truth

General Colin Powell

Former U.S. Secretary of State

Upcoming Events

March 2024

Online Event | The Taliban’s Neighbourhood and Regional Diplomacy with Afghanistan

10:30am Brussels / 9:30 London / 3pm Delhi / 2pm Kabul

Please register here if you would like to attend this event.

Online Event (Zoom)

Latest Updates

Podcast / Africa

Military Rule and Russian Mercenaries in the Sahel

This week on Hold Your Fire!, Richard is joined by Jean-Hervé Jezequel, Crisis Group’s Sahel director, to discuss Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso’s withdrawal from the West African regional bloc ECOWAS, their fight against al-Qaeda and ISIS-linked militants and the future of military rule in the Sahel.

The West Bank: Besieged by Violence

In this video, Senior Palestine Analyst Tahani Mustafa talks about the increase of violence against Palestinians in the West Bank since the 7th of October.

Video / Global

Lord (Mark) Malloch Brown on the need to reform multilateral institutions

In this video, Lord (Mark) Malloch Brown discusses the precarious state of liberalism and democracy, and the bearing that this has upon multilateralism.

The Gaza War's Spillover in the Middle East (Online Event, 29 February 2024)

In this online event, Crisis Group experts discuss the regional repercussions of the Gaza war.

Podcast / United States

Will Legal Challenges Derail Donald Trump’s Bid for Presidency?

In this episode of Ripple Effect, Stephen Pomper and Michael Hanna are joined by Norm Eisen, senior fellow at Brookings and legal expert, to break down the various criminal and civil cases underway against Donald Trump and whether their outcome might prove decisive for the November elections. 

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