The Day After Project Releases Report on Syrian Transition

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

News Type: Press Release

"The Day After" project, a Syrian-led effort to plan for a post-Assad Syria, today released a comprehensive, inclusive plan for a transition in the event the opposition succeeds in bringing about the fall of the current regime. The report is the culmination of six months of intensive discussions among a diverse group of approximately 45 Syrians.  It represents a shared vision of Syria’s democratic future, defined goals and principles for a transition, and a detailed yet flexible transition pl...

Salam Shabab Earns UNESCO Special Prize at PRIX JEUNESSE

Thursday, June 7, 2012

News Type: Press Release

The PRIX JEUNESSE Foundation and the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) awarded “Salam Shabab”, an Iraqi youth media project supported by the U.S. Institute of Peace to teach Iraqi teens conflict management skills, with a Special Prize at the foundation’s biannual festival. One of eight prizes awarded, the UNESCO Special Prize recognizes youth television programming that promotes cultural understanding.

National Peace Essay Contest Winners Announced

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

News Type: Press Release

The U.S. Institute of Peace today announced the state-level winners of the National Peace Essay Contest (NPEC). Each of the 50 students received an academic scholarship for their essays on "The Impact of New Media on Peacebuilding and Conflict Management."

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