International peacekeeper discusses reforming war-torn regions - KXLY

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

An international peace advocate shared her experiences with war, its aftermath and people affected by armed conflicts Tuesday at a Washington State University Foley Institute talk. Colette Rausch, associate vice president of global practice and innovation at the United States Institute of Peace, a federally funded Washington D.C.-based organization that studies global conflicts, said the U.S. is lucky to have a developed justice system.

Everyone, Not Just The Military, Has A Duty To Keep The Peace - War on the Rocks

Monday, October 16, 2017

By: Colette Rausch

News Type: USIP in the News

In 2012, a few months after Muammar Gaddafi’s regime fell, I was in Libya holding a workshop on how to build the rule of law in the wake of dictatorship and conflict. The workshop participants were the kinds of people I had come to expect — community leaders, academics, lawyers, human rights activists, and others with a professional interest in peacebuilding. All except for one man.

Speaking Peace to Power - Real Change News

Monday, December 7, 2015

News Type: USIP in the News

Not many people know that the United States has a federally funded peacekeeping program. The U.S. Institute of Peace (usip) sends people overseas to countries that are having internal conflicts — including civil wars — and tries to bring together opposing sides and ideologies to talk and find common interests.

New book on peace receives big praise from Dalai Lama -

Thursday, August 6, 2015

News Type: USIP in the News

The US Institute of Peace's Colette Rausch will be appearing at Elliott Bay with Khitam Al-Khaghani, one of the project interviewers. Colette will be in the Seattle area from Aug. 3 - 17; please contact if you'd like to know ...