New Series

Why All the Coups?

The United States and its allies must urgently act to tackle the threats posed by authoritarians.

Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Peacebuilding

As part of our mandated responsibility to help prevent, mitigate and resolve violent conflict abroad, the U.S. Institute of Peace is joining the efforts being undertaken by civil society organizations, elected officials and governments across the world to address issues of justice, diversity, equity and inclusion in the field of peacebuilding.

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An armored military vehicle in Yangon, Myanmar, Feb. 14, 2021. (The New York Times)

Online Event

The Shocking Rise in Coups - Guinea and Myanmar

December 8 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST

Ahead of the Biden administration’s Summit for Democracy, join USIP for a two-part event that examines the dynamics driving four of the seven coups and coup attempts that we’ve seen over the past two years.