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USIP works in 51 countries facing warfare and extremism, from Iraq and Afghanistan to Burma and Nigeria. On any given day, our staff work with partners in prime ministers’ offices and parliaments—and in refugee camps and community centers—building peaceful solutions to bloodshed.

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USIP is America’s nonpartisan institute to promote national security and global stability by reducing violent conflicts abroad. Our staff guide peace talks and advise governments; train police and religious leaders; and support community groups opposing extremism—all to help troubled countries solve their own conflicts peacefully.

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Nadia Murad (center), UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Human Rights Trafficking, Iraq; Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein (right), former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (Photo: photonews.at/Anna Rauchenberger)


Conversation with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad

Date: Friday, June 28 | 11:00am - 12:00pm

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad, a leading advocate for survivors of genocide and sexual violence, will discuss her work to help Iraq recover, the plight of the Yazidi people, and stabilization and resilience in the country.