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The Asia Foundation Releases Their Annual Survey of the Afghan People

The Asia Foundation Releases Their Annual Survey of the Afghan People

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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.

Peace Processes; Democracy & Governance; Electoral Violence

Recovering from ISIS: One Yazidi Family’s Journey

Recovering from ISIS: One Yazidi Family’s Journey

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019 / Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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.

Religion

The 2019 Korea Global Forum

The 2019 Korea Global Forum

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 / Time: 1:00pm - 4:15pm

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.

Peace Processes; Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Economics & Environment

The Role of Higher Education in Resolving Conflict and its Consequences

The Role of Higher Education in Resolving Conflict and its Consequences

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

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.

Education & Training

A Conversation with First Lady of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Rula Ghani

A Conversation with First Lady of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Rula Ghani

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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.

Gender; Peace Processes

The Unity of Peace, Justice and Inclusion (Webcast)

The Unity of Peace, Justice and Inclusion (Webcast)

Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

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.

Fragility & Resilience; Youth

Dialogue with Youth Peacebuilders and the Dalai Lama

Dialogue with Youth Peacebuilders and the Dalai Lama

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019 / Time: 12:00am - 2:00am

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.

Youth; Religion