Peace and Pandemics

Read inspirational stories of resilience of on-the-ground peacebuilding, nonviolent activism, and community leadership from USIP's global network of peacebuilders


COVID and Conflict

USIP experts analyze the intersections between the coronavirus pandemic and conflict


USIP Offers Online Courses Tuition-Free

The current responses to COVID-19 and structural racism have created an increased demand for resources and training to help today’s peacebuilders transform violent conflicts in their communities and to assist people who are seeking nonviolent change around the world. To meet that demand, the U.S. Institute of Peace is offering its entire catalog of online courses tuition-free from now until the end of 2020.

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Supporters of President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka celebrate Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, in Colombo after election officials declared that he had been re-elected. (Lynsey Addario/The New York Times)

Online Event

Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Elections

Tuesday, August 18 | 10:30am - 11:30am

Join USIP for a discussion with experts that unpacks the conduct and results of the elections, as well as examines the nature and shape of the new parliament and how it bodes for the future of democracy, rule of law, and intercommunal harmony in Sri Lanka.