Upcoming USIP Events

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:00am
The near-daily litany of violence perpetrated by violent extremist groups like al-Qaeda, ISIS and Boko Haram illustrates the dearth of understanding about how these militant organizations successfully tap into social discord to advance their campaigns. Join the U.S. Institute of Peace and the...
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 2:00pm
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is committing horrific crimes, including sex slavery, against the Yazidis in Syria and Iraq to destroy a religious community of 400,000 people, according to United Nations investigators. Women who escaped have recounted their torture and rape to the public,...
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Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 9:30am
For peace and stability in Pakistan and South Asia, Pakistan’s economy is a vital foundation. While Pakistan’s security challenges remain serious, much of the economy has stabilized in the past three years. Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar will speak at USIP October 6, just weeks after Pakistan’...
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Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 2:30pm
From Argentina to Poland to Liberia and beyond, women have been leaders, spokespeople and frontline activists in non-violent struggles for peace and justice. But how women work in these struggles, and how they change them, has been little researched. That inattention has left women’s roles...
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Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:00am
U.S. forces in Afghanistan and Iraq have used a new tool in the past decade—millions of dollars spent by battlefield commanders for local relief and reconstruction projects. These projects have drawn criticism for gaps in financial accountability, but a new study from the RAND Corporation suggests...
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