Timing
Two Years In: Analyzing the War in Ukraine

Two Years In: Analyzing the War in Ukraine

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024 / Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm EST

On February 27, USIP and the Atlantic Council hosted a discussion with former U.S. ambassadors to Ukraine and Russia analyzing the current battlefield situation, the importance of Western aid and the disastrous consequences that would result without it, and what can be done to secure Ukraine and its democracy long term.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Frontline Civilian Response in Sudan

Frontline Civilian Response in Sudan

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2024 / Time: 2:00pm - 3:15pm EST

On January 31, USIP hosted remarks from USAID Administrator Samantha Power and a conversation with frontline Sudanese responders and analysts. The discussion explored the experiences of Sudanese civilian-led emergency response rooms, the imperative to activate USAID’s localization agenda, and the priorities and needs of Sudanese civilians in the year ahead.

Conflict Analysis & PreventionHuman RightsPeace Processes

Perspectives on the Israel-Hamas War

Perspectives on the Israel-Hamas War

Date: Monday, December 11, 2023 / Time: 6:30pm - 7:15pm EST

On December 11, USIP hosted a conversation with U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) exploring his views on the current Israel-Hamas war. The discussion examined the imperatives and considerations in navigating a war against a belligerent like Hamas without punishing the multitude of innocent civilians who are not complicit in Hamas’ terrorism.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Russia’s Malign Influence in Moldova

Russia’s Malign Influence in Moldova

Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2023 / Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST /Time: Please note the time change from 11:00am to 12:00pm EST 

On December 5, USIP held a discussion on the state of the conflict in Transnistria and efforts to combat Russia’s malign influence, propaganda, and destabilization activities in Moldova. The conversation also looked at Moldova’s broader trajectory as it moves toward EU accession and how the current challenges will shape the country’s future.

Conflict Analysis & PreventionGlobal Policy

India’s Foreign Policy Toward Its Crisis-Stricken Neighborhood

India’s Foreign Policy Toward Its Crisis-Stricken Neighborhood

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023 / Time: 10:00am - 11:15am EST

On November 30, USIP hosted a public conversation with Dr. Avinash Paliwal on how India seeks to manage its crisis-stricken neighborhood. The discussion focused on India's relations with Bangladesh and Pakistan, exploring the impact of domestic crises and the geopolitical competition with China on Indian foreign policy.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Civil Society’s Role in Navigating Authoritarianism

Civil Society’s Role in Navigating Authoritarianism

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 / Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm EST

On November 15, USIP hosted a conversation with civic leaders, scholars and donors on the role of civil society actors in authoritarian contexts and what the international community can do to support them. The discussion drew on their experiences and knowledge to share lessons about how advocacy and other forms of nonviolent action can be effective in closed civic spaces.

Conflict Analysis & PreventionDemocracy & Governance