All Blog Posts Tagged 'USIP' (57)

Pakistan’s New Government Seeks Exit from Economic Malaise

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can also view thisarticleon the USIP web site.

By Viola Gienger

Pakistan Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar wrapped up a round of road shows for international investors recently as the country returns to the bond markets after a multi-year hiatus. During an appearance at the…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 15, 2014 at 5:07pm — 1 Comment

Bosnia’s Protests: What Will it Take to Spur Change?

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view the post on the USIP web site here.

By Viola Gienger

The good news about the protests that…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 10, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Peace Education in Sudan? Not as Unlikely as it Might Sound

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view the post on the USIP web site here.

By Linda Bishai

Nothing prepared me for the coffee-black water coming out of the taps.  It happened just as a large and delicious breakfast was set out for us in a compound dining room…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 10, 2014 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Don't Underestimate Afghanistan's Young Voters

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can also view a pre-election version of the post on the USIP web site.

By Spogmay Waziri Kakar

Young people make up more than half – 68 percent – of Afghanistan’s population. That capacity to influence the…
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Added by Viola Gienger on April 8, 2014 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Girls’ Education Advances Security, USIP’s Kuehnast Tells House Panel

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can also view this article on the USIP web site.

By Viola Gienger

Expanding educational opportunities for women and girls around the world advances American and international security interests and should be part of a long-term strategy to prevent violent extremism, said Kathleen Kuehnast,…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 8, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Peace Is More than Silencing Guns: Human Rights and Colombia’s Peace Process

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view the post on the USIP web site …

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 1, 2014 at 3:52pm — No Comments

The Meaning of Afghanistan’s Elections: Part 2 -- The Surprises of the Campaign Season

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view the post on the USIP web site …

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 1, 2014 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Iraq Chief Justice Cites Judicial Progress and Needs Amid Tensions

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view the post on the USIP web site here.

By Viola Gienger

Iraqi Chief Justice…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 1, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Meaning of Afghanistan’s Elections: Part 1 -- Toward a Cliff of Uncertainty

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view the post on the USIP web site …

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 1, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

PeaceTech Camps Bolster Iraqi Civil Society with New Skills

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view the post on the USIP web site here.

By Tim Receveur

Tahseen Alzrikiny, a journalist in the city of Diwaniyah, south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, wanted to tell the story of the farmers in the area who were struggling…

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Added by Viola Gienger on March 27, 2014 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Syrian Opposition Cites Reforms, Fight Against Terrorism in Pitching U.S. Aid

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Viola…

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Added by Viola Gienger on March 24, 2014 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Libya’s Criminal Economy of Arms, Drugs, People Shakes Prospects for Transition

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Paula Burke

"What are black markets? They are people's markets." The declaration by then-Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi illustrates one of the many reasons it…

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Added by Viola Gienger on March 24, 2014 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Can a Source of Conflict Be Turned Into a Unifier Instead?

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Peter Weinberger

One of the first things the Ukrainian parliament did after the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych last month was to repeal a law that allowed regional authorities…

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Added by Viola Gienger on March 24, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

'Women of Courage' Awardees Challenge Social Norms Head On

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on March 24, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ok I'll Ask: What's Rule of Law?

I am sure many working in conflict resolution have heard of the term Rule of Law, perhaps its connection to the United States Institute of Peace, but are not really sure what it means.

Or, perhaps you were just waiting for someone to come around and provide the answer proactively :)

 

Well, here you go, courtesy of USIP:

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Added by Jeff Thompson on March 17, 2014 at 4:58pm — No Comments

New European Institute of Peace Prepares for Debut

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Jonas Claes

In times of slow economic recovery, and…

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Added by Viola Gienger on March 12, 2014 at 7:39pm — No Comments

Syria’s Civil Society: Wael Sawah on the Push for Influence

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Rachel Brandenburg

Almost three years after the Syrian revolution began peacefully, more than 140,000 people have been killed, and the United Nations estimates nearly 2.5 million…

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 27, 2014 at 4:10pm — No Comments

What’s Behind Latest Nigeria Attacks by Boko Haram?

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 25, 2014 at 7:11pm — 1 Comment

How Will the Taliban Respond in Afghanistan's Election Season

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 25, 2014 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Libya’s New Plan for a Constitution: Can It Overcome the Chaos?

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 25, 2014 at 6:52pm — No Comments

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