Wednesday, January 17, 2018
"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...
USIP's board of directors announces the appointment of Congressman Jim Marshall (2003-2011) as the fourth President of the Institute.
High school students from the District of Columbia, Minnesota, and Arizona took top honors in the 25th annual National Peace Essay Contest, sponsored by the United States Institute of Peace.
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.
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."