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Key Elements for a Stable Pakistan

Key Elements for a Stable Pakistan

Date: Monday, May 1, 2017 / Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Join the U.S. Institute of Peace on May 1 as former Pakistani Finance Minister Shahid Javed Burki and other experts discuss economic, demographic, climate and security challenges in Pakistan and their implications for U.S. policy.

Economics & Environment; Youth

Stuck in the 'Man Box': Young Men, Identity and Why It Matters

Stuck in the 'Man Box': Young Men, Identity and Why It Matters

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017 / Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Provider, guardian, hero – cultural changes have been loosening these narrow roles for men, right? Maybe not as much as we think. New research on attitudes in the United States, United Kingdom, and Mexico finds most men still feeling pushed to live in the ‘Man Box,’ a rigid construct of cultural ideas about male identity. Join USIP and the authors, partners, and sponsors of this research March 30 to discuss what these findings mean for men, women, and the prospects for peaceful societies.

Gender; Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Building Colombia’s New Peace

Building Colombia’s New Peace

Date: Friday, March 24, 2017 / Time: 3:10pm - 4:45pm

USIP and Colombia’s University of Cartagena will webcast a forum March 24 with Colombian youth leaders and students working toward post-war reconciliation. A panel of peacebuilders will discuss with them the growing roles for youth leaders in healing violent conflicts in Colombia and globally.

Youth; Education & Training

Peace at the Polls: Can We Prevent Election Violence?

Peace at the Polls: Can We Prevent Election Violence?

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017 / Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm

On March 23, the U.S. Institute of Peace will hold a half-day event to discuss past and upcoming elections that illustrate the risk of violence, with the aim of identifying promising ways to realize peace at the polls. Panelists include ambassadors to the U.S., leading election scholars, and the contributing authors of Electing Peace, a new USIP book that examines the effectiveness of common practices to prevent election violence.

Electoral Violence; Conflict Analysis & Prevention