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Building Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies Amid a World on Fire

Building Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies Amid a World on Fire

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 / Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

At a time of global peril, join the Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy in in Washington, New York University’s Center on International Cooperation, and the U.S. Institute of Peace for a lively panel discussion on how to mobilize behind a roadmap that will put peace at the heart of the 2030 Agenda.

Fragility & Resilience; Democracy & Governance; Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Soft Power in a Sharp Power World: Countering Coercion and Information Warfare

Soft Power in a Sharp Power World: Countering Coercion and Information Warfare

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 / Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

Former U.S. ambassadors Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) will discuss how soft power tools can and should be used to counter sharp power employed by global adversaries at USIP’s seventh Bipartisan Congressional Dialogue on Wednesday, November 28 from 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Democracy & Governance; Economics & Environment; Fragility & Resilience

Breaking Rules to Build Peace

Breaking Rules to Build Peace

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018 / Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Why do peacebuilders sometimes succeed and sometimes fail, even within the same country? Why can organizations not guarantee the same results from the same policies? Peacebuilders struggle to answer these questions and create programs with consistently positive results. The U.S. Institute of Peace discussed policy recommendations drawn from new research highlighting unexpected solutions to a long-standing challenge.

Fragility & Resilience; Democracy & Governance

Pakistan’s New Government: Change or Continuity in Foreign Policy?

Pakistan’s New Government: Change or Continuity in Foreign Policy?

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 / Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Following his meeting in Washington with Secretary Pompeo on October 2, Foreign Minister Qureshi spoke at the United States Institute of Peace to share the new government’s strategy for engaging with the United States, and the world more broadly, for the first time. He also took questions from the audience.

Democracy & Governance

China: Managing Conflict and Competition

China: Managing Conflict and Competition

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018 / Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

USIP hosted a Bipartisan Congressional Dialogue with two members of Congress who see tension rising as cooperation recedes and the People’s Republic of China increases its malicious activity in cyberspace, expands its military capabilities and presence around the globe, and uses economic tools to gain strategic leverage and undermine democracy in fragile states. 

Global Policy; Economics & Environment; Democracy & Governance

Achieving Peace in Nigeria

Achieving Peace in Nigeria

Date: Friday, September 21, 2018 / Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

Building peace is a challenge we should all accept; how do you think we can achieve peace in your community and in Nigeria? On September 21, USIP held a Twitter chat on the International Day of Peace to participate in the #PeaceDayChallenge. Ideas were shared on how we can achieve sustainable peace in Nigeria by using #NGPeaceChat.

Electoral Violence; Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Democracy & Governance

China's Role in Myanmar's Internal Conflicts

China's Role in Myanmar's Internal Conflicts

Date: Monday, September 17, 2018 / Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

For six months this year, USIP convened a group of 13 senior experts to examine China’s involvement in Myanmar’s internal conflicts—particularly those in Rakhine, Kachin, and Shan states—and peace process. On September 17, USIP hosted a discussion with the group’s co-chairs on the main findings of their report, which is the first in USIP’s China Senior Study Group series examining China’s influence on conflict dynamics around the world.  

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Peace Processes; Democracy & Governance

Pakistan Elections: What Now?

Pakistan Elections: What Now?

Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 / Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

To discuss the outcome of the elections, the shape of the next government, and the complaints and challenges to the outcome, USIP held a conversation with senior representatives from Pakistan’s top three political parties (PTI, PML-N and the Pakistan Peoples Party) via Skype along with experts Daniel Markey and Moeed Yusuf in Washington, D.C.

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