Timing
Instability and Opportunity in North Africa

Instability and Opportunity in North Africa

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 / Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Join USIP for a conversation with the Tunisian Minister of Defense Abdelkrim Zbidi, where we will discuss the dynamics of North Africa and how the U.S. and Tunisia are working together to promote regional security. The event will look at the risks of continued upheaval, as well as how the current uncertainty opens the door for democratic reform that was not possible in pre-2011 North Africa.  

Global Policy

A New Approach to Preventing Extremism in Fragile States

A New Approach to Preventing Extremism in Fragile States

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 / Time: 9:30am - 12:45pm

Since 9/11, the United States has successfully prevented another mass-casualty attack on its soil. But despite trillions of dollars spent and tens of thousands of lives lost, terrorism is spreading. We need to adopt a new prevention paradigm, one that not only to responds to terrorism but also prevents the underlying causes of extremism and violence in fragile states.

Fragility & Resilience; Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Violent Extremism

Youth: The Missing Peace

Youth: The Missing Peace

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join USIP and the Global Coalition on Youth, Peace and Security for an interactive, intergenerational conversation with the study’s lead author, Graeme Simpson, as well as youth and peacebuilding experts and young peacebuilders from around the world.

Youth

Alternative Approaches to Incarceration Abroad

Alternative Approaches to Incarceration Abroad

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 / Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Join the University of South Carolina’s Rule of Law Collaborative and the United States Institute of Peace for a day-long symposium that explores the promises and challenges associated with instituting effective alternatives to incarceration programming.

Justice, Security & Rule of Law

A Conversation with Central African Republic President Touadéra

A Conversation with Central African Republic President Touadéra

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 / Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

The Central African Republic (CAR) has recently taken a significant step toward peace after years of violence and instability. In February, negotiations convened under the auspices of the African Union led to a peace agreement between the CAR government and leaders of armed groups. Now President Faustin-Archange Touadéra must lead the implementation of the agreement to resolve the many complex issues that have driven violence in the country. On April 9, President Touadéra visited the U.S. Institute of Peace to discuss his priorities and vision for building peace in CAR.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Peace Processes

Overcoming War Legacies

Overcoming War Legacies

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 / Time: 8:30am - 2:30pm

The governments of the United States of America and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, in partnership with the United States Institute of Peace, hosted a landmark event examining the transformation from enemies to partners by the two countries since the end of the war in 1975.  

Global Policy

Women Leading Nonviolent Movements

Women Leading Nonviolent Movements

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019 / Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

To celebrate National Women’s History Month, the U.S. Institute of Peace and the 2020 One Woman, One Vote Festival will host an intergenerational discussion among women nonviolent activists.

Gender; Nonviolent Action