Timing
Disengaging from Violent Extremism

Disengaging from Violent Extremism

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join USIP as we kick off our VEDR initiative to progress past conventional notions of deradicalization—which generally focus on transforming a person’s beliefs about ideologies—and instead develop a systemic approach that simultaneously encourages disengagement and builds social cohesion and community resilience to prevent the reoccurrence of violence.

Pakistan 2020: The Year Ahead

Pakistan 2020: The Year Ahead

Date: Monday, January 27, 2020 / Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Join USIP as we convene a group of experts to help decipher Pakistan’s tumultuous landscape and assess the year ahead. This conversation will explore several key implications for U.S. policy as well, including the state of civil-military relations following the army chief’s extension, prospects for Pakistan’s economic future and whether...

Healing Afghanistan Through Art

Healing Afghanistan Through Art

Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 / Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join USIP and ArtLords founders Omaid Sharifi and Kabir Mokamel for a conversation on Afghan art, music, and culture and the important role they play in uniting Afghans during this pivotal but uncertain moment in the peace process. Sharifi and Mokamel will be joined by renowned slam poet Marjan Naderi for a discussion of their art, activism, and peace.

Peace Processes; Nonviolent Action; Justice, Security & Rule of Law

The Future of Multilateral Peacebuilding

The Future of Multilateral Peacebuilding

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 / Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Join USIP, The Stimson Center, Alliance for Peacebuilding, and the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area for a timely discussion on the future of the multilateral system and the potential for practical, innovative reform with U.N. Undersecretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo, the highest-ranking American currently serving at the United Nations and the first woman to hold the position.

Justice, Security & Rule of Law; Global Policy; Democracy & Governance

North Korea’s Lost Generation

North Korea’s Lost Generation

Date: Friday, January 31, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Amid concerns about the North Korean nuclear threat and the dashed hopes for a breakthrough in U.S.-North Korea negotiations, the health and human rights of arguably the most vulnerable victims of the ongoing humanitarian crisis—North Korean children—have been overlooked.

Youth; Human Rights