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Ending Sexual Violence: From Policy to Practice

Ending Sexual Violence: From Policy to Practice

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 / Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

Join the U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace and Security and the U.S. Institute of Peace for a discussion examining how policies and programs can be shaped to better prevent the use of sexual violence and re-establish secure environments when it does occur.

Gender; Fragility & Resilience

Building Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies Amid a World on Fire

Building Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies Amid a World on Fire

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 / Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

At a time of global peril, join the Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy in in Washington, New York University’s Center on International Cooperation, and the U.S. Institute of Peace for a lively panel discussion on how to mobilize behind a roadmap that will put peace at the heart of the 2030 Agenda.

Fragility & Resilience; Democracy & Governance; Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Building Peace from the Bottom Up

Building Peace from the Bottom Up

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Do postwar peacekeeping interventions work to keep the peace? How do we measure the effectiveness of such international interventions? Join former USIP Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow Pamina Firchow as she discusses her findings on how to measure the impact of local-level interventions on communities affected by war. 

Peace Processes; Reconciliation; Fragility & Resilience

A New Parliament in Iraq

A New Parliament in Iraq

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 / Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

On November 28, we will speak with Iraq’s new speaker of the Council of Representatives, Mohammed al-Halbousi, about the newly formed parliament’s priorities, the ongoing battle against violent extremism, and his vision for peace and stability.

Soft Power in a Sharp Power World: Countering Coercion and Information Warfare

Soft Power in a Sharp Power World: Countering Coercion and Information Warfare

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 / Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

Former U.S. ambassadors Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) will discuss how soft power tools can and should be used to counter sharp power employed by global adversaries at USIP’s seventh Bipartisan Congressional Dialogue on Wednesday, November 28 from 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Democracy & Governance; Economics & Environment; Fragility & Resilience

India and Pakistan 10 Years After the Mumbai Attacks

India and Pakistan 10 Years After the Mumbai Attacks

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 / Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

In November 2008, operatives from the Lashkar-e-Taiba carried out 12 coordinated terrorist attacks across Mumbai, killing 164 and wounding over 300. The days following the attacks saw tensions rise between India and Pakistan. War clouds hovered over South Asia for weeks before the crisis abated, in part due to U.S. mediation.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Fragility & Resilience; Violent Extremism

How to Rehabilitate and Reintegrate Violent Extremists

How to Rehabilitate and Reintegrate Violent Extremists

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

As the loss of ISIS territory drives thousands of “foreign terrorist fighters” to return home, and hundreds of people convicted of terrorism-related offenses are scheduled for release over the next several years, communities worldwide are faced with rehabilitating and reintegrating people disengaging...

Violent Extremism

Questions from CENTCOM on Achieving Peace in Afghanistan

Questions from CENTCOM on Achieving Peace in Afghanistan

Date: Monday, November 19, 2018 / Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

The effort to end the war in Afghanistan with a political settlement has moved to the forefront of the policy conversation, with all elements of the U.S. government, including the military, increasingly playing a role. In support of this effort, USIP is partnering with CENTCOM—the U.S. military command responsible for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Middle East—for a panel on the status of the Afghan peace process and the U.S. military’s potential role.

Peace Processes; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue; Civilian-Military Relations

Ukraine-Russia Conflict: The Religious Dimension

Ukraine-Russia Conflict: The Religious Dimension

Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 / Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

In an all day conference at the U.S. Institute of Peace, Ukrainian religious leaders, scholars and others examined the religious aspect of the Ukraine-Russia conflict and the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on religious freedom in the country. Speakers also delved into the ecclesiastical history of the relationship between the Russian and Ukrainian churches.

Peace Processes; Religion