State Leaders Summit: Addressing Global Crisis - C-SPAN

Monday, June 17, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

Former federal government officials spoke at this year’s U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s state leaders summit. In this panel, the experts spoke about America’s role on the global stage and how the U.S. can address issues such as climate change, fragile states and terrorism and...

A Conversation with Nancy Lindborg - Voice of America

Friday, May 10, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

Host Carol Castiel interviews Nancy Lindborg, President of the United States Institute of Peace, to discuss USIP’s mission, research regarding a strategy to prevent the spread of extremism around the world and the vital role of women in successful conflict resolution negotiations.

Fragility & Resilience

Institute of Peace crafts framework for countering extremism - Federal News Network

Monday, March 25, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

If a generation of low-level warfare has proved anything it’s that you cannot end violent extremism with matching violence. A task forced convened by the U.S. Institute of Peace has come up with a whole new recommended framework for dealing with extremism. Nancy Lindborg, president of the U.S. Institute of Peace, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin in studio for the details.

Fragility & Resilience

‘It is not hopeless’: UMD panel tackles global refugee crisis - The Diamondback

Friday, March 8, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

Several international affairs experts discussed causes and solutions to the growing global refugee crisis at a University of Maryland panel on Thursday. “The response challenge [to the refugee crisis] is a formidable one,” said Eric Schwartz, president of Refugees International...

Preventing violent extremism in fragile states - Brookings Institute

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

The Task Force on Extremism in Fragile States recently released its recommendations, calling for a new strategy to prevent violent extremism from developing in fragile states. Brookings Senior Fellow George Ingram and President of the U.S. Institute of Peace Nancy Lindborg explain why the U.S. needs to...

Aid groups wait in the wings during Venezuela aid standoff - Devex

Friday, February 8, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

Amid a standoff over aid delivery into Venezuela, humanitarian organizations are refraining from taking political positions that could jeopardize getting aid to the people who need it most. The Venezuelan military, acting under orders from President Nicolás Maduro, is currently blocking humanitarian assistance from entering the country via the Colombian border. But the U.S...

Royce leaves lasting legacy on development - DEVEX

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Representative Ed Royce absorbed the importance of the United States’ role in the world at an early age. His father served in the army during World War II and was among the U.S. forces that liberated the concentration camp in Dachau, Germany, in 1945. His photos of the emaciated bodies and gas chambers are still being used to teach about the horrors of the Holocaust. His father’s experience had a profound impact on Royce, who is retiring from U.S. Congress after serving as a Republican representative from California for 26 years, the last six of which he was...

Nancy Lindborg on what ‘fragility’ actually means - IRC and Vox

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

The nature of war is changing. Whereas in the 1960s, almost 70% of conflict took place in the poorest countries, by the 2000s, middle-income countries were seeing the largest share of conflict. These are places like Syria, Nigeria and Myanmar — relatively rich countries, at least judging by GDP, but with localized or widespread violence and massive displacement. Before the civil war began in 2011, Syria was one of the wealthiest countries...