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How to Talk About People Disengaging from Violent Extremism

How to Talk About People Disengaging from Violent Extremism

Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join USIP on August 6 as we discuss the cognitive underpinnings of language and perception in violent radicalization and rehabilitation. The panel will explore examples of other social challenges where the deliberate use of language has been used to reduce stigma and create opportunities for prosocial engagement for highly stigmatized populations.

Violent Extremism

Colombia’s New Citizen Movement for Peace

Colombia’s New Citizen Movement for Peace

Date: Friday, July 19, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

On July 19, please join the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Washington Office on Latin America, the Latin American Working Group, the Colombian Human Rights Committee, the Center for Justice & International Law, and the Inter-American Dialogue for a public conversation with three prominent DLP leaders on their vision for this unique civil society platform.

Peace Processes; Fragility & Resilience; Nonviolent Action

A Year in the Life of a Peace Teacher

A Year in the Life of a Peace Teacher

Date: Friday, July 12, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Young people are hungry for examples of people working for peace in some of the world’s most violent conflicts, and they are curious about ways they too can make a positive difference. Join us on July 12 as USIP’s current Peace Teachers reflect on their year providing students with the tools to have an impact on their community—and the world—through peacebuilding.

Youth; Education & Training

Addressing China’s Economic and Military Coercion in the Indo-Pacific

Addressing China’s Economic and Military Coercion in the Indo-Pacific

Date: Friday, June 21, 2019 / Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

China continues to develop and invest in its military in the Indo-Pacific and around the world at a startling pace. However, Beijing has also increasingly pursued non-military means of coercion and power projection including infrastructure lending, internal political meddling, and leveraging economic dependence through...

Economics & Environment; Democracy & Governance; Fragility & Resilience

South Sudan’s Stalled Path to Peace

South Sudan’s Stalled Path to Peace

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 / Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

This discussion examined South Sudan’s peace agreement and the measures required to build peace in the young nation. Experts from USIP, the Enough Project, and Democracy International offered concrete, evidence-based recommendations for how to mitigate conflict, promote peace and advance accountability.

Peace Processes; Democracy & Governance; Reconciliation

Third Annual U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Conference

Third Annual U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Conference

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 / Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

The United States Institute of Peace, Embassy of Georgia, and the Heritage Foundation hosted the third annual U.S.-Georgia strategic partnership conference on June 13, 2019. Featuring renowned experts and government officials, the conference will explore the current state of regional affairs, focusing on the geopolitical interests of the United States and Georgia and bilateral economic and trade opportunities. 

Global Policy; Democracy & Governance