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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

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

A Changing Ethiopia: Understanding Medemer

A Changing Ethiopia: Understanding Medemer

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

During this crucial period of reform and uncertainty in Ethiopia, USIP hosted a distinguished panel that included representatives of the Office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for a look at the questions, possibilities, and problems offered by medemer.

Democracy & Governance

The Future of Multilateral Peacebuilding

The Future of Multilateral Peacebuilding

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 / Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

On January 29, USIP, The Stimson Center, Alliance for Peacebuilding, and the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area convened for a timely discussion on the future of the multilateral system and the potential for practical, innovative reform with U.N. Undersecretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo, the highest-ranking American currently serving at the United Nations and the first woman to hold the position.

Justice, Security & Rule of Law; Global Policy; Democracy & Governance

A Governance Agenda for Preventing Violence in a Fragile World

A Governance Agenda for Preventing Violence in a Fragile World

Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 / Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm

On January 7, USIP, the National Democratic Institute, and the George W. Bush Institute co-hosted a timely discussion on the way forward following the adoption of the Global Fragility Act and donor support for political transitions out of fragility. This event brought together thought leaders and practitioners—including USAID Administrator Mark Green and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright—from across...

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

A Look at Daily Life Under Taliban Control

A Look at Daily Life Under Taliban Control

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019 / Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

While so much attention has been paid to the future of the Afghan peace process—and whether intra-Afghan dialogues or U.S.-Taliban talks can restart after collapsing this past September—little focus has been given to the current day-to-day conditions in Taliban controlled areas. Security and logistical challenges have...

Democracy & Governance; Peace Processes; Justice, Security & Rule of Law