Bangladesh’s Chakma queen among finalists for Women Building Peace Award - New Age Bangladesh

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

News Type: USIP in the News

Chakma queen Yan Yan of Bangladesh was announced by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) as one of the finalists for the 2021 Women Building Peace Award on the International Day of Peace. The Washington-based USIP confers the prestigious global award each year to a woman peacebuilder who has made a major contribution to peace in her country...


USIP Announces 2021-2022 Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellows

Thursday, September 16, 2021

News Type: Announcement

The U.S. Institute of Peace is pleased to announce the 2021-22 cohort of Peace Scholar Fellows. This year 115 applicants from 88 U.S. universities applied for this prestigious award. The 18 award recipients demonstrated the greatest potential to advance the peacebuilding field and the strongest likelihood to inform policy and practice.

Lebanon: New government, different faces, same old problems - Middle East Eye

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

By: Dr. Elie Abouaoun

News Type: USIP in the News

n Lebanon, an exasperated population cheers the formation of a new government after almost a year of tribulations and an unprecedented economic and social crisis. By now, though, seasoned Lebanese politicians are experts in generating an exciting “shock factor” and the illusion of impending change by introducing a few ministers from...

Democracy & Governance

Legacy of the 9/11 Attacks and the Global 'War on Terror' - The Wire

Saturday, September 11, 2021

News Type: USIP in the News

In this episode, Happymon Jacob discusses the legacy of the 9/11 attacks on its 20th anniversary with professor C. Raja Mohan (director, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore), Tamanna Salikuddin (director of South Asia Programs at the United States Institute of Peace), and Max Rodenbeck (South Asia bureau chief, The Economist). They discuss the...

Global Policy; Violent Extremism