Join USIP as we host The Asia Foundation for the launch of their 15th Survey of the Afghan People. First commissioned in 2004, the annual survey provides an unmatched barometer of Afghan public opinion over time and serves as a unique resource for policymakers, the international community, the Afghan government, and the broader public in Afghanistan.
Join USIP, in partnership with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the U.S., for a screening of the documentary “One Yazidi Family vs. ISIS.” The screening will be followed by a discussion of the film and the issues the Yazidi community continues to face, as well as the ways in which the international community can better assist Yazidis and other displaced communities so they can return to their homes with dignity.
Please join USIP, in partnership with the Sejong Institute and the South Korean Ministry of Unification, for a discussion with experts and practitioners from the United States and South Korea on the challenges and prospects of denuclearization, a peace regime, and a peace economy for the Korean Peninsula—as well as featured keynote remarks from the South Korean Minister of Unification Yeon-chul Kim.
Join us on November 19 for a screening of “4th Republic.” As part of efforts to improve governance and address election-related violence in Nigeria, the film will be preceded by remarks from keynote speakers about Nigerian democracy today and its future trajectory.
Join USIP and NAFSA: Association of International Educators as we explore best practices in peacebuilding shared by experts from the peacebuilding and international education communities. The event will examine ties between higher education and conflict resolution and consider innovative approaches for creating—and sustaining—more peaceful societies.
To explore the importance of Afghan women in building a sustainable peace process, H.E. First Lady Rula Ghani will join USIP for a timely discussion on her role in the Afghan Women’s National Consensus for Peace (Ejma-e-Mili), as well as other current events on peace, security, and governance in Afghanistan. Following a keynote address by the First Lady will be a moderated question and answer session.
On the centennial anniversary of the Treaty of Versailles, USIP will examine what the international community has learned from 100 years of peacebuilding in pursuit of a stable international order.
Despite steps forward, progress on SDG 16 has been uneven since the SDGs were launched in 2015. To regain momentum, this generation's youth leaders and peacebuilders will need to determine how to make SDG 16 a reality for their communities. You can hear from some of these youth leaders through USIP’s event from Dharamsala, India, where Generation Change Fellows will examine what peace, justice and inclusion look like in their everyday lives and what they hope SDG 16 can do for their countries.
The U.S. Institute of Peace and His Holiness the Dalai Lama have joined to strengthen the abilities of youth leaders to build peace in the world’s most violent regions. On October 23 and 24, 2019, USIP and the Dalai Lama hosted a fourth annual dialogue with 28 youth peacebuilders from 12 countries across the globe.
On October 18, Rep. Susan Davis and Rep. Martha Roby reflected on important progress made by and for Afghan women within the domestic, civic, military, and political spheres, which they have highlighted in annual congressional delegations to Afghanistan over the past 12 years.