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China’s Impact on Global Development and Conflict

China’s Impact on Global Development and Conflict

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017 / Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

On December 7, specialists on China’s economic development and fragile states examined what the “China model” really is and whether China’s experiences can provide lessons on development for other countries, and discussed how Chinese investments and assistance might help mitigate or complicate local conditions in countries experiencing violent conflict. 

Economics & Environment; Global Policy

Building Inclusive, Stronger Peace Processes: Here’s How

Building Inclusive, Stronger Peace Processes: Here’s How

Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 / Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

Specialists in peace processes have understood in recent years that a vital element for ending or preventing warfare is inclusion—ensuring that all groups in a society have their voices heard and their critical concerns met. But what are we learning about how to do that, and do it better? On January 31, veterans of peace processes from Nepal to South Sudan to El Salvador to Turkey discussed the lessons offered by their recent experiences. 

Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue; Gender; Justice, Security & Rule of Law

African Politics, African Peace

African Politics, African Peace

Date: Monday, September 12, 2016 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

More than 100,000 peacekeepers deployed in Africa make up three-quarters of such United Nations troops worldwide, and they illustrate the frequent response of the African Union to defuse violent conflict with military forces. But the AU has another strength: political power. On September 12, researchers Alex de Waal and Mulugeta Gebrehiwot of the World Peace Foundation offered recommendations from their new report on how the AU can harness its unique advantage to advance peace and security.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Global Policy

Can South Sudan End Two Years of War?

Can South Sudan End Two Years of War?

Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 / Time: 7:30am - 9:00am

Three months after warring factions in South Sudan signed onto a peace plan, the fighting continues and the formation of a transitional government is behind schedule. USIP experts joined officials from the Office of the U.S. Special Envoy on Sudan and South Sudan on December 15, 2015 to chat online about how the delayed peace process can be advanced.

Peace Processes