The Model Codes for Post-Conflict Justice is a criminal law reform tool tailored to the needs of countries emerging from conflict. The Model Codes can be purchased or downloaded.
The Working Group serves as a venue for discussion on the challenges posed by operations where combat and reconstruction and relief are occurring simultaneously.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki spoke on July 23, 2009 at an exclusive public engagement at USIP and answered questions from our audience.
var s1 = new SWFObject('http://www.usip.org/files/player.swf','player','320','260','9'); s1.addParam('allowfullscreen','true'); s1.addParam('allowscriptaccess','always'); s1.addParam('wmode','opaque'); s1.addParam('flashvars','&type=fcsubscribe&streamer=rtmp://usip.fc.llnwd.net/usip&file=usipsimsvideo&subscribe=true' ); s1.write('preview1'); To view video and discussion simultaneously, we recommend launching the video player into a separate window. Slower Connections: Try the Audio...
The Religion and Peacemaking program at USIP visited Colombia in November 2008 to support a joint-initiative of the Conferencia de Religiosos y Religiosas de Colombia, the organizing body of Catholic men’s and women’s religious orders, and Justapaz, a Menonite organization, to convene a four-day workshop outside of Bogota for Catholic and Protestant women peacemakers. This workshop provided an opportunity for women doing peace work on the ground through their churches to share best practices,...
This initiative seeks to examine U.S.-UN relations, shared interests, and prospects for strengthening this partnership during this period of extraordinary international change.
Religion is often cited as a cause of violent conflict, yet there is little recognition of how faith communities contribute toward peacemaking in zones of conflict throughout the world.
This was the first workshop the Training Department has conducted in Pakistan. Institute trainer Nina Sughrue conducted a one-day workshop for women parliamentarians and politicians on "Conflict Management and Negotiation Styles" in conjunction with the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development And Transparency (PILDAT) on Monday August 7, 2006 in Islamabad.
USIP is helping develop metrics for measuring progress in reconstruction and stabilization operations. This effort is a partnership between USIP, the U.S. State Department (Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization), the Fund for Peace, the U.S. Army’s Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, and US Army Corps of Engineers.
USIP is working with Center of Excellence for Police Stability Units (CoESPU) to develop a Standard Training Module and readiness standards for stability police units. We are also helping to develop stability policing doctrine and doctrine to protect Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).