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The United States Institute of Peace proudly recognizes the ongoing work of the State of Texas in growing connections ranging from young people and technology to women in peacebuilding.
Experts on gender and peacebuilding know USIP well from collaboration underway to develop a Gender and Peacebuilding course for peace support operations to strengthen technical, civil, and military institutional capacities to mainstream gender and women’s issue in training for peace support operations.
In an age of international conflict and crisis, active peacebuilding is underway in America to advance national security and find alternatives to violence around the world. That includes Vermont, where last week USIP’s Special Assistant to the President for Grants and Middle East specialist Steve Riskin led the USIP New England Regional Grants Development Workshop and a public discussion on developments in the Middle East.
The Commonwealth of Virginia continues to expand as a center of innovation for peacebuilding activities to strengthen the capabilities of the U.S. military and civilian corps to work together around the world. Across Virginia, from the Pentagon to the peacebuilding academies, from workshops at universities to grants to practitioners, USIP is working closely to build partnerships.
Latest from USIP on United States
- November 29, 2012 | Publication
Specialists on U.S.-Pakistani relations gathered at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) on November 28 to examine Pakistan’s posture on the 2014 transition in Afghanistan and how strained U.S.-Pakistani ties are likely to play a role in it.
- November 28, 2012 | Event
USIP hosted a panel discussion on the near to medium term future of the Pakistan-U.S. relationship. Panelists examined whether the U.S. outlook towards Pakistan is likely to change in President Obama’s second term and if so, how? What will be the pros and cons of the likely policy shift? What are the expectations from both sides going forward?
A video recording of this event is now available.
- May 3, 2012 | Publication
This report focuses on one of the central debates on Pakistan in Washington: how to deal with this troubled and troubling ally in the months and years ahead. While views are divided, the rising frustrations with Pakistan have led many to lose patience and seek a stern response from the U.S. The author, USIP’s South Asia adviser, addresses a misconception regarding Pakistan’s civil-military relationship and the potential for the U.S. to make this the basis of engagement with Pakistan.
- April 12, 2012 | Publication
At the Indiana Regional Training Institute known as Camp Atterbury, civilians train for deployment to Afghanistan to work in defense and interior ministries. Part of that training is conducted by the United States Institute of Peace, which has its own training Academy for conflict management and works with the Pentagon through the Ministry of Defense Advisers (MoDA) Training Program, which provides Department of Defense (DoD) civilian experts with tools and approaches for effective mentoring and capacity building.