U.S. Officials Overseeing Aid Say Ukrainian Leaders Are Tackling Corruption - The New York Times

Friday, January 27, 2023

News Type: USIP in the News

Since the start of the war in Ukraine, U.S. officials have watched with some anxiety as billions of American dollars flowed into the country, well aware of Kyiv’s history of political corruption and fearing that aid might be siphoned off for personal gain. The ouster of several top officials from Ukraine’s government...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Focus on the Educator: Jessica Culver - Courier News

Thursday, January 26, 2023

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Any visitor to her classroom senses immediately that this is a teacher that loves her job and loves social studies. Numerous awards and plaques decorate her room, clearly demonstrating her abilities and her interest in teaching...

Education & Training

INEC reassures of free, fair, credible general election - Lagos Times

Thursday, January 26, 2023

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Dr Chris Kwaja, the Interim Country Manager, U.S Institute of Peace (USIP), said that a national dialogue on security, ahead the general election was timely and more should be instituted by the relevant electoral stakeholders. Kwaja lauded Nigerians for their enthusiasm during the voters’ registration, collection of...

Democracy & Governance

Ambassador: Sending tanks to Ukraine endangers Russia - NewsNations’ On Balance With Leland Vittert

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

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In a reversal, the Biden administration is expected to announce that the U.S. will send M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, U.S. officials said. The potential policy shift could be formally announced as soon as Wednesday, but reports suggest it could take months for the estimated 30 tanks to be delivered. Details are still...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Freedom of speech in Afghanistan - Voice of America Russian Service

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

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For more than a year now, there has been a climate of fear among the public and media workers in Taliban Afghanistan, said Barry Salaam (Barry Salaam Senior Program Officer, Afghanistan, US Institute of Peace) expert from the American Peace Institute: “[The Taliban] are creating a climate of fear among journalists...

Human Rights