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Women Transforming Peace

Women Transforming Peace

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Join USIP and the U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace and Security to mark the 20th anniversary of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325. The discussion will look at how countries are expanding on the Women, Peace and Security agenda by adopting feminist foreign...

Gender; Global Policy; Peace Processes

The Fallout of the War in Syria

The Fallout of the War in Syria

Date: Friday, September 25, 2020 / Time: 9:00am - 10:15am

Join USIP for an in-depth presentation and discussion of the World Bank’s new publication, “The Fallout of War: The Regional Consequences of the Conflict in Syria.” The panel will include the report’s lead author as well as regional experts who will provide insight on the economic and social effects that the Syrian conflict has had on its neighbors.

Economics & Environment; Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Fragility & Resilience

The Catholic Church and Peacebuilding

The Catholic Church and Peacebuilding

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020 / Time: 11:00am - 12:15pm

Join USIP for an event that will explore how and where the Catholic Church is able—or has the potential—to effectively support peace processes and people power movements by operating at the grassroots, engaging at the formal level, and liaising in between.

Religion; Nonviolent Action; Peace Processes

The Beginning of an End to Afghanistan’s Conflict?

The Beginning of an End to Afghanistan’s Conflict?

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020 / Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

USIP is pleased to host a discussion with U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad. Since his appointment in September 2018, Special Representative Khalilzad has brokered the U.S.-Taliban agreement, enlisted regional support for a peace process, and worked with both sides to get them to the negotiating table.

Peace Processes; Reconciliation; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue

COVID-19 and Cease-fires: What Have We Learned?

COVID-19 and Cease-fires: What Have We Learned?

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 / Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join USIP for a timely discussion on the strategies needed to pursue effective cease-fires in conflict zones. Drawing from recent reports, including the recent USIP publication “Searching for COVID-19 Cease-fires: Conflict Zone Impacts, Needs, and Opportunities,” panelists will consider the correlation between...

Global Policy; Peace Processes

India’s Foreign Policy Outlook: An Inflection Point?

India’s Foreign Policy Outlook: An Inflection Point?

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020 / Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

On September 17, USIP hosted one of India’s foremost diplomats and scholars, former Foreign Secretary and former Ambassador to both China and the United States Nirupama Rao, for a candid conversation that explored how Indian leaders are managing challenges in the Indo-Pacific and what we may expect from Indian foreign policy going forward.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Democracy & Governance; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue

Inaugural Women Building Peace Award Celebration

Inaugural Women Building Peace Award Celebration

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 / Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

From Africa and the Middle East to Southeast Asia and South America, USIP’s 10 2020 Women Building Peace Award finalists have overcome conflict and violence to forge hope for a brighter future. Watch the 2020 Women Building Peace Award celebration to hear the finalists’ inspiring stories and learn about their efforts to build a more peaceful world.

Fragility & Resilience; Gender; Human Rights; Nonviolent Action