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Money Spent on Peacebuilding is an “Investment”

Friday, October 28, 2011

By: Steven Ruder

Money spent on peace is an “investment” that will eventually “mature,” said Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) at the U.S. Institute of Peace on Oct. 27, bringing both short- and long-term gains to the United States and countries around the world. Garamendi, who served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ethiopia from 1966 to 1968, offered his remarks at a USIP event marking the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps’ founding.

Type: Analysis and Commentary

Education & Training; Education & Training

African Presidents at USIP Couple Democracy, Security

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

By: Thomas Omestad

The elected presidents of four Francophone countries in West Africa, appearing at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) on July 28, called for consolidating democratic advances in their countries after what for most has been a debilitating period of conflict, dictatorship and political struggle.

Type: Analysis and Commentary

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Education & Training; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue

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