Eric Ham
  • The XII Project
Share on Facebook

Eric Ham's Friends

  • Vandana Snyder
  • Randrianja Solofo
  • Madendama Endzia
  • Peace Portal
  • Idris Muhammed Abdullahi
  • Musaddiq Majid
  • Haileyesus Berhe Gebrehiwot
  • MasterPeace
  • Nazar Abdallah Mohamed Elhassan
  • Doug Noll
  • Milburn Line
  • Richard Close
  • Firouzeh Afsharnia
  • Chinenye Isika
  • Kingsley Madueke

Eric Ham's Discussions

NATO and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P)

Started May 28, 2012 0 Replies

The XII Project, while in Chicago covering…Continue

The XII Project Presents: Experts examine the Peacebuilding-U.S. Foreign Policy nexus

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bartolomeu Capita May 26, 2011. 1 Reply

The XII Project, a non-partisan initiative, seeking to elevate the debate on the most pressing foreign policy challenges facing the U.S. leading up to the 2012 U.S. Presidential election, is …Continue


Eric Ham's Page

Profile Information

Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Eric Ham is the founder of the XII Project. He previously served as the Policy Director for the 3D Security Initiative, an academic project of the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding based in Washington, DC. During his tenure at 3D he led the centers’ Washington office. He oversaw the legislative portfolio and strategically connected the center with key policymakers on both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue. He examined civilian-military capacity and broader issues surrounding the U.S. government interagency process. He has co-authored several publications including the Joint Experts’ Statement on Iran and Advancing Peace Mitigating Crisis, a report that offers a comprehensive blueprint for incorporating peace building into U.S. foreign policy. He also created and led the Israeli-Palestinian Congressional Initiative. This signature program brings together Members of Congress and their staff in an effort to educate and create awareness of the complexities surrounding the conflict.

Mr. Ham has also served as national security fellow to U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) where he focused primarily on military operations and defense appropriations. He also worked as a senior policy analyst for TransAfrica Forum for Public Policy focusing on a variety of major policy initiatives such as the Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) and human rights issues including the illicit conflict diamonds trade and child slavery.

Mr. Ham currently chairs the Security and Development Workgroup for the Society for International Development (SID) where he leads high-level discussions surrounding the Security-Development nexus. He is also a member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Council on Emerging National Security Affairs. He holds a Masters Degree from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from the University of Michigan.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
The Middle East
Latin America
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
Washington, DC
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
The XII Project
How many years professional experience do you have ?
What is your personal or organizational website?
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
Arabic, French, Mandarin, Spanish
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Civil Society, Conflict Resolution, Democratization, Economics, Human Rights, Peacebuilding
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Communication, Research

Eric Ham's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Eric Ham's Blog

The XII Project Announces Formation of Advisory Board

Posted on March 12, 2012 at 12:20pm 0 Comments

As the 2012 Republican race plods along, the XII Project is pleased to announce the formation of an advisory board to help shape strategy and messaging on the key foreign policy challenges confronting the U.S. leading up to the Presidential election. The board is made up of former USG officials, former campaign officials, academics, media officials and entreprenuers. They include:


Rick Blalock, CNN…


Afghanistan: The Impact of War

Posted on October 24, 2011 at 1:48pm 1 Comment

Sarah Holewinski, Executive Director, Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC) offers a riveting expose on the cost of war to innocent victims. She explores the impact of the Afghanistan war in this provocative interview. Ms. Holewinski examines the ongoing efforts by the U.S. military, NATO and allied…


The Turkey and the Eagle: The Struggle For America's Global Role

Posted on August 10, 2011 at 4:34pm 0 Comments

Dr. Caleb Rossiter, former counselor to Congressman William Delahunt (D-MA) discusses his latest book, The Turkey and the Eagle: The Struggle For America’s Global Role.


This book tells the story of how US politics became mired in the assumption of domination, and it offers a way for advocates of a foreign policy of cooperation to change that assumption. That is the real issue....

Would America be an eagle or a turkey in its relations with others?…


Africa On The Brink...

Posted on July 26, 2011 at 10:04am 6 Comments

Perhaps no continent is more perplexing than Africa. It’s home to many of the world’s most precious natural resources as well as a majority of the worst dictators, despots, and failed states on the planet. Yet, for all the doom and gloom wrought on the continent, there is much positive that’s happening: South Sudan is now an independent nation; South Africa recently joined the B.R.I.C.S. a group of emerging developing nations; and many countries, notably China, India, UAE, are making…


Comment Wall (3 comments)

You need to be a member of Peace and Collaborative Development Network to add comments!

Join Peace and Collaborative Development Network

At 11:40pm on August 6, 2011, Randrianja Solofo said…

Dear Eric

happy to meet you here. We knew each other in Chicago. Please fell free to write to me. I would like to know more about your prject



your former teacher

S. Randrianja

At 3:10am on May 10, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Dear Mr. Eric,

Happy to meet you here we can be good friend & partner.

Keep it up Its very sacred cause we are doing.



At 9:35am on March 18, 2011, shyam tosawad said…
Dear friend
"Vasudev kutukbkam" entire world is a family, this was a teaching of our indian culture and traditional.
we created countries, boundaries,religions,cast,race for a genuine reason or a false reasons for any reason.but this the time to realize that we are one and we naturally interconnected with each other ,which we can just realize by watching inhale and exhale of breaths the source is same ,without any discrimination,religion, boundaries, equally for all living life of universe .When we understand this simple thing then we must understand how our and other's life is equally important, valuable ,respectable .we should follow the nature's rule ,non violence .peace ,god has given us a human life not for destruction but for look after the wellbeing of all living life.

Sponsored Link

Please Pay What You Can to Support PCDN

Please consider Paying What You Can to help PCDN grow. We encourage you to consider any amount from $1 and up. Read the SUPPORT page prior to making a payment to see PCDN's impact and how your payment will help.

Sponsored Link

Translate This Page


PCDN Guidelines and Share Pages

By using this site you're agreeing to the terms of use as outlined in the community guidelines (in particular PCDN is an open network indexed by Google and users should review the privacy options). Please note individual requests for funding or jobs are NOT permitted on the network.

Click BELOW to share site resources Bookmark and Share
or Share on LINKEDIN




© 2016   Created by Craig Zelizer.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service