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Electing a President: Examining Liberia’s 2017 Experience

Electing a President: Examining Liberia’s 2017 Experience

Date: Friday, November 17, 2017 / Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

The U.S. Institute of Peace was pleased to co-host a public event with the Friends of Liberia to discuss the 2017 Liberia elections, and its importance for peace and development in the country. The panel included country experts and election practitioners, including Linda Thomas-Greenfield former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs and Ambassador to Liberia.

Electoral Violence; Democracy & Governance; Justice, Security & Rule of Law

Peace at the Polls: Can We Prevent Election Violence?

Peace at the Polls: Can We Prevent Election Violence?

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017 / Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm

On March 23, the U.S. Institute of Peace held a half-day event to discuss past and upcoming elections that illustrate the risk of violence, with the aim of identifying promising ways to realize peace at the polls. Panelists included ambassadors to the U.S., leading election scholars, and the contributing authors of Electing Peace, a new USIP book that examines the effectiveness of common practices to prevent election violence.

Electoral Violence; Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Keeping Elections Peaceful

Keeping Elections Peaceful

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 / Time: 6:00am - 7:00am

The U.S. Institute of Peace held an online conversation via Twitter to discuss past and upcoming elections at risk of violence. Participants included the contributing authors of Electing Peace, a recent research volume that examines the effectiveness of common practices to prevent election violence.

Justice, Security & Rule of Law; Electoral Violence

What’s Next for Nigeria?  Observations on the Elections

What’s Next for Nigeria? Observations on the Elections

Date: Thursday, April 2, 2015 / Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Nigeria’s March 28 election and the aftermath constitute a critical test for Nigeria’s democratic development and stability as the country struggles against the Boko Haram insurgency. On April 2, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) hosted an interactive live-streamed discussion with experts including USIP Senior Advisor Ambassador Johnnie Carson, who had just returned from co-leading an international election observation mission to Nigeria. 

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Violent Extremism; Electoral Violence