Events

Upcoming USIP Events

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 11:00am

Since the Arab revolutions of 2011, unarmed resistance has become a major force in global politics, from Tunis to Tahrir Square and on to Ferguson, Missouri. Nonviolent movements have historically outperformed their violent counterparts, but they don’t always succeed. Join the U.S. Institute of Peace on Feb. 25, as a panel of experts in this field of study and an Emmy-award winning news producer examine the challenges of building and sustaining nonviolent movements, and discuss lessons for scholars, activists, policymakers and practitioners.

Recent Webcasts

Money, War and the Business of Power in the Horn of Africa
Money, War and the Business of Power in the Horn of Africa

Renewed violence in South Sudan, rising malnutrition in Somalia and a dramatic refugee exodus from Eritrea conspire to undermine sporadic progress in the Horn of Africa. Underlying it all is a...

Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution: On 5th Anniversary, What’s Next?
Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution: On 5th Anniversary, What’s Next?

Five years ago this month, the Tunisian people’s protests calling for respect of their civil liberties resulted in the downfall of the 24-year authoritarian regime of President Zine El Abidine Ben...

Iraq: Can Good Governance Erode Support for Militants?
Iraq: Can Good Governance Erode Support for Militants?

Extremist groups like ISIS have seized control in swaths of Iraq and Syria in part because they tout themselves as an alternative to corrupt and inept government at all levels. USIP hosted a...

A Fight Worth Fighting: Rallying the World Against Corruption
A Fight Worth Fighting: Rallying the World Against Corruption

Corruption has become a powerful propellant for conflict that too often turns violent. Please join the U.S. Institute of Peace, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State, for a discussion on...