After large-scale killings, aid groups find new ways to comfort - Christian Science Monitor

Friday, February 16, 2018

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Charitable giving in the United States went up 4 percent last year, a nice jump after near-zero growth the year before, according to the Blackbaud Institute. The causes include a better economy, big hurricanes, and the ease of online giving. But also of note is that giving was even higher to faith-based and international aid groups.

Iraq's rebuilding cannot start without reconciliation - The National

Thursday, February 15, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

The president of the United States Institute of Peace, Nancy Lindborg, who has just visited Iraq, says divisions in the country remain an underlining problem. And although Iraq's Prime Minister, Haider Al Abadi, announced a military victory against ISIL in December, there must be a focus on reconciliation to bridge inter-sectarian differences, she stressed.

The Secretary General of the Council of Ministers: Another conference will be held on the sidelines of the Kuwait Conference on emergency, humanitarian and reconciliation issues - National Iraqi News Agency

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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The Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers Mahdi Al-Alaq said that another conference will be held on the sidelines of the Kuwait conference on emergency and humanitarian issues and national reconciliation, will be attended by a large number of non-governmental...

New Daedalus Issue on Ending Civil Wars: Constraints and Possibilities - New Kerela

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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It is simple to hope for an end to the world's civil wars-nearly thirty of which are underway right now-but it is not at all simple to bring these conflicts to an end when the causes are wide-ranging, the effects are extensive, the international response is uncertain, and the solutions are elusive.

In Defense of Ambition: Building Peaceful & Inclusive Societies in a World on Fire - Daedalus

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

By: Nancy Lindborg; Joseph Hewitt

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In the wake of the two world wars, the world experienced significant progress: an increase in the number of democratic states, heartening advances toward eliminating global poverty, and significant decreases in violent conflict. But those positive trends have abruptly reversed in the last decade. Now, a new wave of civil wars...

MEI Panel Tackles Mideast Priorities - Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Monday, November 27, 2017

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“Assessing U.S. Middle East Priorities” was the title of the opening panel at the Middle East Institute’s 71st annual conference at Washington, DC’s Capital Hilton Hotel. The Nov. 15 discussion, moderated by Mary Louise Kelly, national security correspondent for...

Citing Fatigue, Dalai Lama Appoints Personal Emissaries - VOA

Thursday, November 16, 2017

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The Dalai Lama says he has appointed emissaries to attend international engagements or speak on his behalf indefinitely. Citing increasing physical fatigue, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader made the comments while meeting with a group of international youth leaders brought to Dharmsala, India, by the Washington-based Institute of Peace.