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Women of Africa: Leadership in Peacebuilding and Development

Women of Africa: Leadership in Peacebuilding and Development

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 / Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

The U.S. Institute of Peace, the African Union and the African Ambassadors Group co-hosted an event marking Africa Day on May 26 at the U.S. Institute of Peace. This event highlighted women’s roles in peacebuilding and development, and marked the progress made and the major risks and threats remaining to achieve the goals of Agenda 2063.

Gender; Democracy & Governance

Book Launch: Customary Justice and Rule of Law in War-Torn Societies

Book Launch: Customary Justice and Rule of Law in War-Torn Societies

Date: Thursday, January 12, 2012 / Time: 4:30am - 6:00am

Customary Justice and Rule of Law in War-Torn Societies presents seven in-depth case studies that take a broad interdisciplinary approach to the study of the justice system.  USIP brought together policymakers and practitioners to discuss the ways in which recent rule of law innovations plays a role in resolving many justice reform issues. Read the event coverage, Customary Law Plays Critical Role in Countries in Conflict, Experts Say

Youth at War, Youth Building Peace, Youth on the Margins

Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

This event celebrated the publication of Youth in Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Agents of Change by Stephanie Schwartz published by the U.S. Institute of Peace. Using three cases of post-conflict reconstruction—Mozambique, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Kosovo—this study goes beyond the well documented cases focused exclusively on child soldiers to examine the roles of the broader youth population and their impact on the reconstruction process. The panelists drew on their own exper...

Youth

The Impact of Conflict on Households: Pointers for Practitioners

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 / Time: 6:00am - 8:00am

This public event looks at how different types of conflict affect economic behaviors at the household level. The presenters, Tilman Brueck and Kati Schindler, will discuss the impacts of conflict through the use of household survey data collected from both Mozambique and Rwanda, where post-conflict environments impaired household boundaries, asset endowments, and the types of income-generating activities households engaged in. They will also offer a set of policy recommendations for decision-...