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PeaceCon 2019: Seizing the Moment for Peace in a Disrupted World

PeaceCon 2019: Seizing the Moment for Peace in a Disrupted World

Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 / Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Join eminent members of the peacebuilding community, diplomats, scholars, business leaders, military strategists and other specialists gathered from hundreds of organizations across dozens of countries at PeaceCon 2019.

Reintegrating Taliban Fighters in Afghanistan

Reintegrating Taliban Fighters in Afghanistan

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019 / Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

Please join USIP and SIGAR for the official launch of “Reintegration of Ex-Combatants: Lessons from the U.S. Experience in Afghanistan.” The event will include a keynote address by Special Inspector General John Sopko, followed by a panel discussion on the report’s findings and recommendations—both for the ongoing insurgency and for a post-settlement Afghanistan.

Violent Extremism; Justice, Security & Rule of Law; Democracy & Governance

RESOLVE 2019 Global Forum

RESOLVE 2019 Global Forum

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 / Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

The annual RESOLVE Global Forum will bring together top scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to reflect on past efforts, explore prevailing myths, and discuss strategies to recalibrate the way forward in addressing violent extremism.

Violent Extremism; Fragility & Resilience

A Changing Ethiopia: The Puzzle of Ethiopian Politics

A Changing Ethiopia: The Puzzle of Ethiopian Politics

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

During this crucial period of reform and uncertainty in Ethiopia, join Dr. Terrence Lyons, author of a new book, The Puzzle of Ethiopian Politics, in conversation with the U.S. Institute of Peace, to discuss how the very structures that enabled Ethiopia’s ruling party to overcome the challenges of a war-to-peace transition are the very source of the problems that it faces now.

Democracy & Governance

Peace for Afghanistan: What Has Changed?

Peace for Afghanistan: What Has Changed?

Date: Friday, September 13, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

While all parties take stock of the new situation and determine the best way forward to achieve stability in Afghanistan and the region, USIP is bringing together a distinguished panel of experts to assess where the peace process stands now and identify possibilities for sustainable talks in the future.

Peace Processes; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue

Forty Years On: What’s Next for U.S.-China Relations?

Forty Years On: What’s Next for U.S.-China Relations?

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 / Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

Amid rising tensions over tariffs and more, frank and open discussion about U.S. policy toward China is needed now more than ever. To explore some of the key issues facing the U.S.-China relationship today, USIP will host a conversation with Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA), co-chairs of the House U.S.-China Working Group.

Economics & Environment; Global Policy; Democracy & Governance

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