Commission of Inquiry: Zimbabwe

Thursday, September 1, 1983

Commission of Inquiry: Zimbabwe Commission of Inquiry into the Matabeleland Disturbances Duration:  1983 – 1984 Charter: No charter available Commissioners: 4 Report: No official report; unofficial NGO report  

Truth Commission: Bolivia

Thursday, October 28, 1982

Truth Commission: National Commission for Investigation for Forced Disappearances Duration: 1982 - 1984 Charter: Supreme Decree No. 19241 Commissioners: 8 Report: No final report  

Commission of Inquiry: Brazil

Monday, January 1, 1979

Commission of Inquiry: Brazil: No More Duration: 1979 - 1982 Charter: No formal charter Commissioners: Approximately 35 Report: Unofficial report  

Truth Commission: Uganda 74

Sunday, June 30, 1974

Truth Commission: Commission of Inquiry into the Disappearances of People in Uganda since 25 January, 1971 Duration: 1974 Charter: Commission of Inquiry Act 1914 Commissioners: 4 Report: Not made public  

Task Force on the United Nations Reports

This first report by the Task Force calls for immediate action and attention for reforming the United Nations. This update tracks the progress of the Task Force and the ongoing issues that must be faced in reforming the United Nations.

Culture and Conflict Summit Resource Guide

Culture and Conflict Summit Resource Guide

This resource guide is a beginning of a comprehensive resource for educators and peacebuilders interested in using arts both inside and outside academia. It is meant to be a useful guide to those who are teaching about using arts in conflict scenarios for the purposes of peace, and those who will engage in it in practice.

Britain, China & The Wider West

Britain, China & The Wider West

Sir Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the United States, gave the keynote address at the April 25, 2014 daylong conference entitled, “China’s Roles in the World.” The conference was co-hosted by the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Georgetown University Center for Strategic Studies.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

U.S.-China Cooperation in Peace and Security

U.S.-China Cooperation in Peace and Security

As an opening of the 6th U.S.-China Project on Crisis Avoidance and Cooperation, Ambassador Cui Tiankai of the People’s Republic of China to the United States, gave a speech on U.S.-China Cooperation in peace and security.

USIP & Afghanistan’s Political Transition

USIP & Afghanistan’s Political Transition

Since 2011, USIP has advocated that Afghanistan’s political transition, and the presidential election in particular, will be the most crucial factor in determining the country’s stability post-2014. USIP has conducted research, facilitated discussions, and raised awareness of this issue through publications, projects on the ground, events, and briefings for government officials on the importance of and need to support the political transition. Learn more on USIP’s Support for a Successful Afg...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Gender; Religion; Economics & Environment

Questions and Answers with Scott Smith, Moeed Yusuf, and Colin Cookman, editors

The editors answer questions about their new book, Getting It Right in Afghanistan. As the United States and NATO prepare to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, the editors and contributors to this volume consider the possibilities for peace between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban. The introduction stresses the importance of using existing knowledge to improve the prospects of the end game in Afghanistan. Despite the body of analysis that USIP and many others have produced, policy...