Latest from USIP on Training
- May 20, 2013 | Course
Explore concepts ranging from policy coordination to crisis negotiations in the field to high-level diplomatic encounters. Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach, participants master a 15-point framework that encourages improvisation and helps overcome barriers to agreement.
- May 7, 2013 | In the Field
USIP’s Project Coordinator Amanda Munroe worked with participants in the Future Generations Graduate School during the third of the partnership’s international academic residential sessions from March 31 to April 7, this time in Jacmel, Haiti.
- May 6, 2013 | Publication
A close-up look on how two USIP grantees in Iraq are helping the often neglected youth population to effect positive change.
- May 6, 2013 | Course
Learn how to develop effective strategies for establishing stable institutions and a robust civil society, including how to address the interplay among issues of corruption, accountability, rule of law, elections, political party development, public administration, and economic reconstruction in divided societies.
- April 12, 2013 | Publication
Online education and mobile technology have exponentially increased access to information and skills. How can online education promote peacebuilding?
- March 5, 2013 | Course
Learn how to strengthen the capacity of individuals, institutions, and society as a whole in post-conflict environments. Master the transfer of knowledge including adult learning principles, building rapport, developing conflict sensitivity, assessing local capacity, and supporting local ownership and sustainability.
- March 1, 2013 | Publication
The March 2013 Prevention Newsletter features a Q&A with USIP President Jim Marshall on the importance of preventive action and highlights the role of regional integration as a tool for preventive action.
- February 25, 2013 | Course
Learn how to use Intergroup Dialogue (ID) to engage alienated groups in safe conversation about their identities with the goal of improving understanding, dismantling perceptions of the “other,” and creating alliances that help pave the way to greater intergroup cooperation and peaceful coexistence.
- February 14, 2013 | Publication
The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) and the Reserve Officers Association held a joint program on Capitol Hill on February 12 to explore new education and training approaches to help U.S. troops better prepare for complex missions in fragile and conflict states.
- February 1, 2013 | In the Field
For the first time, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) has sent a team of its conflict-management specialists to train an entire U.S. military unit preparing to deploy to a war zone—Afghanistan.
- January 25, 2013 | Publication
USIP held the second in a new series of meetings with Asia-Pacific naval attaches in Washington on January 25, providing a briefing on U.S. policy toward China. The broader initiative—Naval Attache Roundtable Meetings—aims to deepen exchanges on a region of vital strategic and economic importance toward which the U.S. government is “rebalancing” its foreign policy.
- December 7, 2012 | Publication
Afghan diplomats preparing to help steer their country’s foreign policy heard messages of support along with encouragement toward self-reliance during a stop at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) on December 5. The session was aimed at briefing them on the array of USIP programs centered on their country as the United States turns over more responsibility to the government of Afghanistan.
- November 8, 2012 | In the Field
USIP's Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding offered its course on "The Two Sudans: Managing Ongoing Conflict" for the second time October 15-17, 2012.
- October 31, 2012 | In the Field
In 2009, the Academy began a Training of Trainers (ToT) project to train Pakistanis in how to mediate and manage conflict non-violently. The Academy expanded the network into Sindh province in June 2011 with particular focus on Sindh’s capital, Karachi. USIP's Nina Sughrue reflects on her October 2012 workshop in Karachi.
- October 18, 2012 | Publication
As part of an effort to increase dialogue and prevent violence between ethnic and religious groups during Kenya’s 2013 general election, United States Institute of Peace has once again partnered with FLT Films, a UK-based non-profit organization, to make the story of Nigerians Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye more widely known among Kenyan communities. With USIP support,FLT Films is in the early stages of dubbing in Swahili and distributing An African Answer—the Kenya-focused sequel to FLT Films’widely acclaimed documentary The Imam and the Pastor. An African Answer chronicles the successful mediation efforts of Imam Ashafa and Pastor Wuye—former leaders of opposing militias in Nigeria —as they overcame their differences and worked together to reduce tensions in communities hardest hit by violence after the 2007 Kenyan general election.