Join USIP and the Open Society Foundations on November 19 for a screening of “4th Republic.” As part of efforts to improve governance and address election-related violence in Nigeria, the film will be preceded by remarks from keynote speakers about Nigerian democracy today and its future trajectory.
On October 18, Rep. Susan Davis and Rep. Martha Roby reflected on important progress made by and for Afghan women within the domestic, civic, military, and political spheres, which they have highlighted in annual congressional delegations to Afghanistan over the past 12 years.
The Congressionally appointed Syria Study Group hosted a panel discussion and presentation of the final report’s assessments and recommendations. The event included keynote addresses from Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), who spearheaded the creation of the bipartisan study group, and Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT).
On September 23, USIP hosted Sen. Warner for remarks on the state of U.S. competition with China. Sen. Warner discussed the importance of U.S. leadership at home, through public-private partnerships, and abroad, with partners and allies.
As part of the U.S. Institute of Peace’s ongoing “Red Sea Rising” multi-track initiative, USIP hosted the release of the International Crisis Group’s forthcoming report unpacking the regional goals, motivations, and often conflicting aims of Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates.
On September 18, USIP and SIGAR held the official launch of “Reintegration of Ex-Combatants: Lessons from the U.S. Experience in Afghanistan.” The event included a keynote address by Special Inspector General John Sopko, followed by a panel discussion on the report’s findings and recommendations—both for the ongoing insurgency and for a post-settlement Afghanistan.
During this crucial period of reform and uncertainty in Ethiopia, Dr. Terrence Lyons, author of a new book, The Puzzle of Ethiopian Politics, held a 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.
Amid rising tensions over tariffs and more, frank and open discussion about U.S. policy toward China is needed now more than ever. To explore some of the key issues facing the U.S.-China relationship today, USIP hosted a conversation with Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA), co-chairs of the House U.S.-China Working Group.
During this crucial period of reform and uncertainty in Ethiopia, an expert panel at the U.S. Institute of Peace discussed the origins and evolution of Ethiopia’s system of ethnic federalism, and the possible future of this unique governance model.
Immediately following his meeting with President Trump, the U.S. Institute of Peace hosted Prime Minister Khan to speak directly on developments in Pakistan and the U.S.-Pakistan relationship at this critical time.