The death of al-Baghdadi - Vox

Monday, October 28, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

ISIS has lost its leader, but that doesn't mean the world is any safer.

USIP Announces New Grants for Youth Peacebuilders

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

News Type: Announcement

The U.S. Institute of Peace is pleased to announce the winners of its first-ever Youth and Peacebuilding Grants Competition. The competition was held among the members, worldwide, of USIP’s Generation Change Fellows Program. The Institute is using this competition to increase the numbers and the scale of critical peacebuilding initiatives that are led by, and focused on, youth. Youth-led peacebuilding work is critical among the 1.8 billion people worldwide living in countries that face violent conflicts or crises that threaten violence. The populations of such countries have some of the world’s highest proportions of youth.


Why the United States Is So Bad at Peace Talks - Foreign Policy

Friday, October 18, 2019

By: Johnny Walsh

News Type: USIP in the News

Last month, U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the Afghan peace process, closing off for the time being a rare opening to resolve a long, stagnant, and unpopular war. Whatever one thinks of the specifics of the deal that the U.S. representative at the talks, Zalmay Khalilzad...

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed for Diplomatic Engagement with Eritrea

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed for Diplomatic Engagement with Eritrea

Friday, October 11, 2019

News Type: Announcement

The Nobel Peace Prize awarded today honors Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his leadership in reaching the historic 2018 peace deal with neighboring Eritrea that brought the two nations’ “frozen war” to an end. Long considered an intractable conflict, Abiy brought new life to a peace process that had been stalled for the better part of two decades.

Peace Processes; Reconciliation

On Afghan War Anniversary, Taliban Vow to Fight another 18 Years - The Media Line

Thursday, October 10, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

October 7, 2001, was the day US-led coalition forces entered Afghanistan in retaliation for the Taliban government’s role in harboring terrorists who had attacked the US less than a month before, on September 11. Eighteen years later, the war is the longest the United States has...