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Exploring New Approaches for Atrocity Prevention

Exploring New Approaches for Atrocity Prevention

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 / Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join USIP for a discussion on the Right to Assist doctrine with ICNC President Hardy Merriman and other civil resistance experts. The event will look at how Right to Assist could be implemented, as well as how increased external support might be viewed from the perspectives of efficacy, international law, practical concerns, and possible unintended consequences.

Nonviolent Action

PeaceCon 2019: Seizing the Moment for Peace in a Disrupted World

PeaceCon 2019: Seizing the Moment for Peace in a Disrupted World

Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 / Time: 8:45am - 5:00pm

Eminent members of the peacebuilding community, diplomats, scholars, business leaders, military strategists and other specialists gathered from hundreds of organizations across dozens of countries at PeaceCon 2019.

Syria Study Group Releases Final Report

Syria Study Group Releases Final Report

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019 / Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

The Congressionally appointed Syria Study Group hosted a panel discussion and presentation of the final report’s assessments and recommendations. The event included keynote addresses from Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), who spearheaded the creation of the bipartisan study group, and Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT).

Democracy & Governance; Global Policy; Violent Extremism

Reintegrating Taliban Fighters in Afghanistan

Reintegrating Taliban Fighters in Afghanistan

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019 / Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

On September 18, USIP and SIGAR held the official launch of “Reintegration of Ex-Combatants: Lessons from the U.S. Experience in Afghanistan.” The event included a keynote address by Special Inspector General John Sopko, followed by a panel discussion on the report’s findings and recommendations—both for the ongoing insurgency and for a post-settlement Afghanistan.

Violent Extremism; Justice, Security & Rule of Law; Democracy & Governance

RESOLVE 2019 Global Forum

RESOLVE 2019 Global Forum

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 / Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

The annual RESOLVE Global Forum brought together top scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to reflect on past efforts, explore prevailing myths, and discuss strategies to recalibrate the way forward in addressing violent extremism.

Violent Extremism; Fragility & Resilience

A Changing Ethiopia: The Puzzle of Ethiopian Politics

A Changing Ethiopia: The Puzzle of Ethiopian Politics

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

During this crucial period of reform and uncertainty in Ethiopia, Dr. Terrence Lyons, author of a new book, The Puzzle of Ethiopian Politics, held a conversation with the U.S. Institute of Peace, to discuss how the very structures that enabled Ethiopia’s ruling party to overcome the challenges of a war-to-peace transition are the very source of the problems that it faces now.

Democracy & Governance

Peace for Afghanistan: What Has Changed?

Peace for Afghanistan: What Has Changed?

Date: Friday, September 13, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

While all parties take stock of the new situation and determine the best way forward to achieve stability in Afghanistan and the region, USIP brought together a distinguished panel of experts to assess where the peace process stands and identify possibilities for sustainable talks in the future.

Peace Processes; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue