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After Bashir, A New Dawn in Sudan?

The coming weeks will be critical in shaping the country’s future. What can the international community do to help?

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A Chinese construction worker at work, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Adam Dean/The New York Times)


China’s Belt and Road Initiative at Year Six

Thursday, April 25 | 1:30pm - 4:45pm

Now in its sixth year, China’s Belt and Road Initiative has been welcomed by countries seeking Chinese investment and loans. But it has also raised significant concerns about the sustainability of and intentions behind the initiative. Join USIP for a conference that will look at the impact of China’s signature connectivity initiative on peace and security.