May 19, 2020

Communities in Kajuru, a region in north-west Nigeria, recently held peace talks despite COVID-19 challenges but are concerned about implementation...

May 19, 2020

COVID-19 sweeping across the globe is reshaping dynamics in conflict zones. In this video, USIP experts examine the pandemic's impacts on violent extremism

May 19, 2020

Renewed trust, confidence, and cooperation between international players and Syrians could finally “unlock progress”, says the UN Special Envoy for Syria.

May 19, 2020

The U.N. Mideast envoy warned that Israeli moves to annex parts of the West Bank, combined with the COVID-19 pandemic, could ignite Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

May 19, 2020

Policymakers have paid much attention to Iraq during the past two decades. Yet there remains a knowledge gap around how everyday Iraqis perceive peace.

May 19, 2020

Major powers should focus on opportunities to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and build momentum for cease-fires, according to USIP expert Tyler Beckelman.

May 19, 2020

A new film from Conciliation Resources, called "Parts of a Circle: History of the Karabakh Conflict", tells the story of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict.

May 10, 2020

The Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is beset by ongoing conflict, violence and political instability, and atrocities – crimes of substantial magnitude that are carried out in a widespread or systematic way – continue to be inflicted on civilians, with devast...

May 10, 2020

Before COVID19 radically upended the lives of billions of people around the globe, peacebuilders were already facing enormous challenges in building safer and more inclusive communities. As we live into the new reality created by the pandemic, many of the same conflict...

May 10, 2020

Sarhang Hamasaeed looks at three of the major ways this crisis is affecting Iraq: its politics, its security, and its relationships with Iran and the United States.

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