Join USIP for a conversation on the LoC cease-fire that will explore findings from this new USIP report, the factors that have help keep the cease-fire in place, and what new regional dynamics could mean for its sustainability in the future.
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.
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.
On January 29, USIP and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide hosted a discussion on the current challenges facing the Yazidi community and possible ways to strengthen their ability to recover from genocide.
On January 18, USIP held a conversation with the report’s authors and other experts on religion in Ukraine. The discussion examined the report’s key findings and offered important insights on the latest developments at the intersection of religion, politics and security in Ukraine today.
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.
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.
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.
On November 17, USIP hosted the launch of the RISE Action Guide with an all-day, in-person symposium.
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.