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.

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EVENT

‘People Power’ and Peacebuilding: Can They Collaborate?

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join USIP, AfP and ICNC on July 26 to review new research that underscore the need of nonviolent action and conflict resolution to collaborate to prevent social conflicts from turning violent and to build more inclusive societies.