Timing
A Changing Ethiopia: Understanding Medemer

A Changing Ethiopia: Understanding Medemer

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

During this crucial period of reform and uncertainty in Ethiopia, USIP hosted a distinguished panel that included representatives of the Office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for a look at the questions, possibilities, and problems offered by medemer.

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

The Future of Multilateral Peacebuilding

The Future of Multilateral Peacebuilding

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

On January 29, USIP, The Stimson Center, Alliance for Peacebuilding, and the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area convened 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

Healing Afghanistan Through Art

Healing Afghanistan Through Art

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

On January 28, USIP and ArtLords founders Omaid Sharifi and Kabir Mokamel held 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 were joined by artist and activist Hamidullah Natiq for a discussion of their art, activism, and peace.

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

Pakistan 2020: The Year Ahead

Pakistan 2020: The Year Ahead

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

On January 27, USIP convened a group of experts to help decipher Pakistan’s tumultuous landscape and assess the year ahead. This conversation explored 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...