Introducing the USIP Podcast Network

USIP Experts provide the latest analysis and perspective on the world’s critical hot spots, U.S. and global security and issues involved in violent conflict.

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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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
An injured man supports himself with a piece of timber as a walking stick as he leaves the site of a bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan


Preventing Conflict to Create Pathways for Peace

Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 | 9:00am - 10:30am

Grounded in a shared commitment of preventing violent conflict more effectively, the United Nations and the World Bank Group are launching their joint study, “Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict” to share how defense, diplomacy, and development should work together to successfully keep conflict from becoming violent.