Where We Work

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.

Where We Work

What We Do

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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Women wait early in the morning at a water collection point in Bentiu, the country's largest camp for displaced people, in South Sudan. (Tyler Hicks/The New York Times)


South Sudan’s Stalled Path to Peace

Tuesday, June 18 | 9:30am - 11:30am

Please join USIP for a look at South Sudan’s peace agreement and the measures required to build peace in the young nation. Experts will offer concrete, evidence-based recommendations for how to mitigate conflict, promote peace and advance accountability.