Timing
Joining Democracy and Peace

Joining Democracy and Peace

Date: Monday, December 6, 2021 / Time: 9:30am - 11:00am EST

In support of the White House’s Summit for Democracy, join USIP for a conversation with civil-society leaders from five democracies that are affected by diverse and challenging conflicts — Colombia, Iraq, Nigeria, Philippines and Ukraine.

Democracy & Governance

Safeguarding Democracy in West Africa

Safeguarding Democracy in West Africa

Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021 / Time: 10:00am - 11:15am EST

Join USIP and the National Endowment for Democracy for a virtual discussion on safeguarding democracy in West Africa through youth-led movements. Youth activists from Nigeria, Togo and Guinea will share their thoughts on the frustrations driving protests and new models for democratic activism. 

Democracy & Governance

The Shocking Rise in Coups - Day 1

The Shocking Rise in Coups - Day 1

Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021 / Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm EST

As the Biden administration commits to revitalizing global democracy, the shocking rise in the number of recent coups demands an urgent response from the United States and its allies and partners. The number of coups and coup attempts in 2021 matches the highpoint for the 21st century. Despite what military juntas may claim, the current “epidemic of coups” — as U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called it — spreads instability, undermines democratic progress and human rights and is accelerating cycles of violence in countries wracked by conflict.

The Shocking Rise in Coups - Day 2

The Shocking Rise in Coups - Day 2

Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021 / Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm 

As the Biden administration commits to revitalizing global democracy, the shocking rise in the number of recent coups demands an urgent response from the United States and its allies and partners. The number of coups and coup attempts in 2021 matches the highpoint for the 21st century. Despite what military juntas may claim, the current “epidemic of coups” — as U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called it — spreads instability, undermines democratic progress and human rights and is accelerating cycles of violence in countries wracked by conflict.

Libyan General Elections 2021: Discussion Series with Libyan Leaders

Libyan General Elections 2021: Discussion Series with Libyan Leaders

Date: Thursday, December 9, 2021 / Time: 9:00am - 10:00am EST

Join USIP for the fourth in a series of public discussions with Libyan leaders connected to the elections scheduled in the coming months. These events will dive into complex questions regarding efforts to prevent electoral violence, the electoral process itself and leaders’ visions for restoring peace and stability in Libya. 

Democracy & Governance

From Stabilization to Prevention: Changing the U.S. Strategy on Violent Conflict

From Stabilization to Prevention: Changing the U.S. Strategy on Violent Conflict

Date: Friday, December 10, 2021 / Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm EST

Join USIP as we host Rep. Sara Jacobs (D-CA) and Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI), both members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, for a conversation on how they are elevating the role of conflict prevention in U.S. foreign policy and ensuring that lessons from past U.S. stabilization missions are incorporated into future planning.

Global Policy

Youth, Peace and Security in Southeast Asia

Youth, Peace and Security in Southeast Asia

Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 / Time: 9:00pm - 10:00pm EST

Join USIP for a discussion with leading experts that explores the current efforts to develop national action plans on YPS in Southeast Asia and identifies key lessons for implementing the YPS agenda in the region.

Youth

PeaceCon@10

PeaceCon@10

Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 / Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm  EDT

Join USIP, in partnership with the Alliance for Peacebuilding, as we kickstart PeaceCon@10 with a high-level keynote and panel discussion on January 26, 2022. The discussion will address the relationship between climate change, conflict, and fragility, and consider strategies for the international community to...

Peace Processes