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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

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

Colombia’s New Citizen Movement for Peace

Colombia’s New Citizen Movement for Peace

Date: Friday, July 19, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

On July 19, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Washington Office on Latin America, the Latin American Working Group, the Colombian Human Rights Committee, the Center for Justice & International Law, and the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public conversation with three prominent DLP leaders on their vision for this unique civil society platform.

Peace Processes; Fragility & Resilience; Nonviolent Action

A Year in the Life of a Peace Teacher

A Year in the Life of a Peace Teacher

Date: Friday, July 12, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Young people are hungry for examples of people working for peace in some of the world’s most violent conflicts, and they are curious about ways they too can make a positive difference. Join us on July 12 as USIP’s current Peace Teachers reflect on their year providing students with the tools to have an impact on their community—and the world—through peacebuilding.

Youth; Education & Training