USIP Announces 2019-2020 Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellows

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

News Type: Announcement

The U.S. Institute of Peace is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 cohort for the Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship. This year, 20 Ph.D. candidates will receive this prestigious award, which is given to emerging scholars whose dissertations show the greatest potential to advance the peacebuilding field and the strongest likelihood to affect policy and practice.

Sudan faces an inflection point - and needs US leadership - The Hill

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

When a military junta backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates deposed Sudanese president Omar al Bashir in April, the United States was seemingly on the sidelines. In contrast to the preceding 20 years, during which the United States played...

Implementing a fragility strategy - Brookings

Thursday, July 25, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

The stubborn challenge of fragility continues to drive a host of obstacles to global peace and prosperity. The 2018 OECD “States of Fragility” report calculates that the number of people living in fragile contexts will grow from 1.8 billion in 2018 to 2.3 billion in...

Fragility & Resilience

IS Decentralizing Into 'Provinces' in Bid to Return - Voice of America

Sunday, July 21, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

A series of Islamic State (IS) announcements of new provinces it controls in recent weeks has renewed debate over the group’s possible resurgence after its self-proclaimed caliphate fell, with some analysts warning an increasingly decentralized IS could...