Conflict Management Training for Peacekeepers (French)

Conflict Management Training for Peacekeepers (French)

Friday, February 23, 2018

By: Alison Milofsky, Ph.D.; Joseph Sany; Illana M. Lancaster

Ce rapport examine le rôle de la Formation à la gestion des conflits dans la préparation des soldats de la paix aux missions des Nations Unies/de l’Union africaine, à travers une évaluation du programme de Formation à la gestion des conflits pour les soldats de la paix proposée par l’USIP. L’évaluation s’appuie sur des données collectées au travers de 137 entretiens semi-structurés avec des soldats de la paix formés par l’USIP et rentrés au pays, des membres de la communauté dans les zones où des soldats de la paix ont été déployés en mission, et des formateurs de pré-déploiement. Le rapport étudie les résultats de l’évaluation et propose des recommandations non seulement pour la formation de l’USIP à l’intention des soldats de la paix mais aussi pour élargir la portée des politiques et des pratiques en matière de maintien de la paix.

Type: Special Report

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Education & Training

What it Takes: Youth Working for Peace and Equality

What it Takes: Youth Working for Peace and Equality

Friday, August 12, 2016

By: Alison Milofsky, Ph.D.

It was a startling discovery five years ago that prompted then 21-year-old Shubey Nantege of Uganda to found Go Girl Africa. The organization has provided financial literacy skills to 2,500 girls and young women, helping them make positive changes in their lives. Leaders like Shubey illustrate how young people are essential partners in promoting peacebuilding and gender equality, a point worth highlighting today on International Youth Day. The occasion also provides an opportunity to spotlight gaps in international assistance that can be filled to strengthen the role of young people in advancing peace and equality.

Type: Analysis and Commentary

Gender; Youth; Nonviolent Action

2015: War and Tide of Refugees Multiplies Urgency of USIP's Work

2015: War and Tide of Refugees Multiplies Urgency of USIP's Work

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

By: USIP Staff

As the world this year saw its highest tide ever of people displaced by war, violence or persecution, the U.S. Institute of Peace has reinforced its work in the field to help reduce violence and its threat to U.S. and global security. “Our mission has never been more urgent,” says USIP President Nancy Lindborg in a video that highlights USIP’s work worldwide.

Type: In the Field

Fragility & Resilience; Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Reconciliation; Youth

Dialogue for Women Countering Violent Extremism

Dialogue for Women Countering Violent Extremism

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

By: Alison Milofsky, Ph.D.

Dialogue is a powerful instrument for creating understanding between groups who are in conflict with one another. Unlike debates or decision-making processes dialogues are open ended—their purpose is not to “win” or make decisions, but rather to allow people to deepen their understanding of a particular issue and to form relationships between people that may transform how they think about each other and how they can engage with people different from them.

Type: In the Field

Violent Extremism; Gender; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue

Dialogue: Calming Hot Spots Calls for Structure and Skill

Dialogue: Calming Hot Spots Calls for Structure and Skill

Thursday, May 1, 2014

By: Maria Jessop; Alison Milofsky, Ph.D.

Dialogue has been around as long as humans faced with a crisis have gathered in circles to talk. It is one of the oldest forms of conflict resolution and is still, when well-conceived and executed, one of the most effective. But the familiarity of dialogue can lead to oversimplification or to the perception that it is easier to do successfully than is actually the case.

Type: Analysis and Commentary

Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue; Education & Training