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Understanding Career Foreign Fighters

Understanding Career Foreign Fighters

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 / Time: 9:30am - 10:45am

A recent RESOLVE Network Research Report, “Career Foreign Fighters: Expertise Transmission Across Insurgencies,” examines this question and explores how policymakers can incorporate lessons learned into future prevention efforts. Join USIP for a virtual conversation with the report’s authors as they explain their findings and share insights on the unique challenge...

Violent Extremism; Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Fragility & Resilience

People Power in a Pandemic

People Power in a Pandemic

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Join USIP and activists and peacebuilders from South Sudan, Syria, and Venezuela for a discussion on how nonviolent movements are confronting and adjusting to their new operating environments, how they are spreading awareness about the virus and safety measures in their communities, and how they envision the post-coronavirus era in their societies.  

Nonviolent Action; Democracy & Governance; Fragility & Resilience

Conflict and the Pandemic: Tackling COVID-19 in Fragile Settings

Conflict and the Pandemic: Tackling COVID-19 in Fragile Settings

Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 / Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join USIP and the World Bank Group as we examine international efforts to respond to the first- and second-order impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in fragile states. Panelists will draw lessons from other recent outbreaks to consider what works in tackling pandemics on the ground in FCV settings, as well as how actors can work together to ensure responses to the COVID-19 crisis do not exacerbate existing drivers of fragility.

China’s Impact on Conflict Dynamics in the Red Sea Arena

China’s Impact on Conflict Dynamics in the Red Sea Arena

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2020 / Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join USIP and members of the SSG for an in-depth look at this report, featuring discussions on how China’s growing presence has brought infrastructure and economic opportunities to the region, while raising concerns about the sustainability, transparency, and long-term impacts of its engagement on countries in the Horn and the Gulf.

Global Policy

The Path to Intra-Afghan Talks

The Path to Intra-Afghan Talks

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 / Time: 11:00am - 12:15pm

Please join USIP and members of the Afghan government’s negotiating team for an online discussion on recent developments, the challenges of getting intra-Afghan negotiations underway, and how the country can move closer to a political settlement for the decades-long conflict. 

Peace Processes; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue; Gender

Coronavirus and Conflict: The Security Sector Response

Coronavirus and Conflict: The Security Sector Response

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 11:15am

Join USIP for an event that will look at creative solutions on how to respond to the confluence of coronavirus and conflict. USIP President and CEO Nancy Lindborg will share lessons from her experience responding to Ebola in West Africa and discuss why COVID-19 is a unique challenge to conflict-affected regions.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Democracy & Governance; Global Health; Justice, Security & Rule of Law