Upcoming USIP Events

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 9:00am
The West failed to predict the emergence of al Qaeda in new forms across the Middle East and North Africa. It was blindsided by ISIS's sweep across Syria and Iraq, a blow that changed the map of the Middle East, at least temporarily. Both movements skillfully continue to evolve—and surprise. They...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 9:30am
Communities expect U.N. peacekeepers to protect them. Currently, 97 percent of uniformed personnel in U.N. peacekeeping operations serve under mandates to protect civilians. The “Kigali Principles on the Protection of Civilians” are a non-binding set of pledges to implement certain best practices...
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 9:00am
Cambodia’s 1991 peace accord launched a process of cease-fire, peacekeeping and rebuilding that stabilized the country, but left deep wounds still unhealed from the 1970s genocide and decades of war. The Cambodian peace process was one of the first of its scale undertaken by the international...
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Monday, December 19, 2016 - 10:00am
Attacks by militants in Kashmir, clashes during public protests and military skirmishes across the Line of Control have escalated tensions between India and Pakistan over the past year to a dangerous degree. The resulting military and civilian casualties fuel a volatile situation between these two...
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 9:00am
As the United States prepares to inaugurate its 45th president, the U.S. Institute of Peace will hold its third Passing the Baton conference to review global challenges confronting our nation. USIP will convene Cabinet-level and other senior foreign policy and national security figures from the...