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RESOLVE Network 2020 Global Forum

RESOLVE Network 2020 Global Forum

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 11:15am

Please join the RESOLVE Network and USIP for a discussion about these challenges and more during part one of RESOLVE’s fifth annual Global Forum series. Convened virtually, the forum will bring together leading experts and researchers for thought-provoking conversations on evolving trends and dynamics in the violent extremist landscape. 

Violent Extremism; Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Peace Processes

Kyrgyzstan's Unfinished "Revolution"

Kyrgyzstan's Unfinished "Revolution"

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Join USIP for a discussion of the ongoing situation in Kyrgyzstan and its implications for peace and stability in Central Asia. The conversation will examine how organized crime, youth mobilization, social media, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic have factored into the crisis. The discussion will also analyze how the United States and the region, including Kyrgyzstan’s Central Asian neighbors and Russia, are assessing and responding to the developments.  

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Democracy & Governance; Fragility & Resilience

Women Transforming Peace

Women Transforming Peace

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

On October 20 USIP and the U.S. Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace and Security marked the 20th anniversary of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325. The discussion looked at how countries are expanding on the Women, Peace and Security agenda by adopting feminist....

Gender; Global Policy; Peace Processes

Russia’s War in Donbas: Ripe for a Resolution?

Russia’s War in Donbas: Ripe for a Resolution?

Date: Friday, October 16, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 11:15am

On October 16 USIP and prominent experts and policymakers held a discussion on possible solutions for resolving the ongoing conflict. The event looked at the current status of peace negotiations, as well as what a settlement might look like, the war’s political and social consequences and how COVID-19 has exacerbated its effects, and how regional dynamics—including instability in neighboring Belarus—have the potential to influence Ukraine's security situation.

Peace Processes; Reconciliation

The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Peacebuilding in the Middle East

The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Peacebuilding in the Middle East

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 / Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

Join USIP and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) for a panel discussion featuring peacebuilding experts and practitioners from the Middle East. The online conversation will look at the implications of COVID-19 on peacebuilding at the local level in three particular Middle Eastern contexts—Yemen, Syria, and Iraq—as well as how...

The Fallout of the War in Syria

The Fallout of the War in Syria

Date: Friday, September 25, 2020 / Time: 9:00am - 10:15am

On September 25, USIP held an in-depth presentation and discussion of the World Bank’s new publication, “The Fallout of War: The Regional Consequences of the Conflict in Syria.” The panel included the report’s lead author as well as regional experts who provided insight on the economic and social effects that the Syrian conflict has had on its neighbors.

Economics & Environment; Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Fragility & Resilience

The Catholic Church and Peacebuilding

The Catholic Church and Peacebuilding

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020 / Time: 11:00am - 12:15pm

On September 24, USIP held an event that explored how and where the Catholic Church is able—or has the potential—to effectively support peace processes and people power movements by operating at the grassroots, engaging at the formal level, and liaising in between.

Religion; Nonviolent Action; Peace Processes