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Imagine: Reflections on Peace

Imagine: Reflections on Peace

Start: Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 10:00am / End: Monday, August 1, 2022 at 4:00pm

On June 2, 2022, the U.S. Institute of Peace together with The VII Foundation will open “Imagine: Reflections on Peace,” a multimedia exhibit that explores the themes and challenges of peacebuilding through an immersive look at societies that suffered — and survived — violent conflict. Using historical photos, texts, video profiles and interactive opportunities, the Imagine exhibit brings visitors face-to-face with the realities of violent conflict and asks the question: “Why is it so difficult to make a good peace when it is so easy to imagine?”

Human RightsPeace ProcessesReconciliationFragility & Resilience

Protecting Gender and Sexual Minorities in Peacebuilding

Protecting Gender and Sexual Minorities in Peacebuilding

Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022 / Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

On June 29, USIP hosted a conversation on the vulnerabilities of gender and sexual minorities in conflict settings and the path toward their meaningful inclusion in peacebuilding. The discussion looked at how protection of LGBTQ+ persons can be integrated into broader initiatives...

GenderHuman RightsGlobal Policy

A Holistic Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism

A Holistic Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism

Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022 / Time: 9:00am - 10:15am EDT

Violent extremism can reflect any number of fragile state-society relationships, from perceptions of social exclusion and marginalization to political grievances, polarization and a lack of political accountability and social trust. But engaging in violent extremism is still an individual choice.

Nonviolent ActionViolent Extremism

Delivering Justice for Ukraine

Delivering Justice for Ukraine

Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 / Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm EDT

On June 28, USIP and the Ukrainian Embassy held a discussion of ongoing legal efforts to defend Ukraine’s sovereignty and deliver justice for the Ukrainian people. This event marked the celebration of Ukrainian Constitution Day, which commemorates the signing of the country’s constitution in 1996.

Human RightsJustice, Security & Rule of Law

Lebanon at the Crossroads

Lebanon at the Crossroads

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022 / Time: 10:30am - 11:30am EDT

On June 16, USIP hosted a discussion on whether Lebanon’s 2022 elections can initiate a drive for reforms aimed at Lebanon’s entrenched and corrupt political system — or if the still-fragile country might fall deeper into crisis and political gridlock

Democracy & Governance