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Religion, Identity and Conflict in Northern Nigeria

Religion, Identity and Conflict in Northern Nigeria

Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021 / Time: 10:00am - 11:15am EDT

On September 9, USIP and Mercy Corps hosted a discussion of new research and evidence that examines the complex linkages between the political, economic and identity-based conflicts that are driving broader conflict in northern Nigeria — as well as the implications for policy and programmatic interventions. The conversation paid particular attention to the multiple overlapping...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Religion

Pakistan’s National Security Outlook

Pakistan’s National Security Outlook

Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021 / Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT

On August 5, USIP hosted a conversation with Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Moeed Yusuf. The discussion looked at what these developments mean for Pakistan’s national security outlook towards its neighbors and its relationship with the United States, as well as how the pandemic impacts Pakistan’s security and economic policy.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue

Whose Court Is the Ball In? Making Progress on Peace and Denuclearization With North Korea

Whose Court Is the Ball In? Making Progress on Peace and Denuclearization With North Korea

Date: Wednesday, August 4, 2021 / Time: 9:00am - 10:30am EDT

North Korea’s unwillingness or hesitation to meet with the United States raises questions about North Korea’s motivations, fears and calculus — as well as whether Washington and Seoul’s best course of action is greater outreach, pressure or patience. On August 4, USIP and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea co-hosted a discussion on the current state of diplomacy with North Korea.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Peace Processes; Reconciliation

Africa at the Crossroads: A Conversation with DRC President and AU Chair Félix Tshisekedi and Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)

Africa at the Crossroads: A Conversation with DRC President and AU Chair Félix Tshisekedi and Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)

Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2021 / Time: 10:00am - 10:45am EDT

On July 20, USIP hosted a discussion with President Tshisekedi and Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights that focused on a range of important issues confronting Africa, including strengthening democracy, human rights, economic growth, COVID vaccine availability and responding to peace and security challenges.

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

Iraqi Minorities’ Views on the Possibilities for Peace and Stability

Iraqi Minorities’ Views on the Possibilities for Peace and Stability

Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021 / Time: 9:00am - 10:30am EDT

On June 17, USIP hosted a discussion on the latest findings from USIP’s Iraq Conflict and Stabilization Monitoring Framework, which collects data directly from conflict-affected communities across Nineveh province. The conversation shed light on the current reality of Iraq’s ethnic and religious minorities, as well as...

Reconciliation; Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Enhancing U.S.-China Strategic Stability in an Era of Strategic Competition

Enhancing U.S.-China Strategic Stability in an Era of Strategic Competition

Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 / Time: 9:30am - 10:30am EDT

On April 28, USIP launched a new report featuring essays from leading American and Chinese security experts on the challenges and opportunities associated with strengthening U.S.-China strategic stability. The event featured a discussion with six of the report’s authors regarding...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Global Policy; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue