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The U.S. Institute of Peace has long distinguished itself as one of Washington, D.C.’s premiere convening organizations, hosting global leaders, policymakers, and practitioners as they offer solutions for the world’s most dangerous conflict zones. Events at USIP brings those discussions to you with same-day audio from USIP events.

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The U.S. Institute of Peace has long distinguished itself as one of Washington, D.C.’s premiere convening organizations, hosting global leaders, policymakers, and practitioners as they offer solutions for the world’s most dangerous conflict zones. Events at USIP brings those discussions to you with same-day audio from USIP events.

    The Day After Conflict: Women’s Meaningful Participation in Post-War Ukraine

    The Day After Conflict: Women’s Meaningful Participation in Post-War Ukraine

    Since Russia’s large-scale invasion in 2022, Ukrainian women have worked relentlessly to build on their already considerable contributions to civil society. On June 6, USIP hosted a discussion with various experts on the role of women’s civil society organizations and how women can meaningfully participate in planning for sustainable peace and furthering the Women, Peace and Security agenda.
    Speakers
    Ambassador William B. Taylor, welcoming remarks Vice President, Russia and Europe Center, U.S. Institute of Peace
    Oleksandra Matviichuk, pre-recorded remarks2022 Nobel Peace Prize Winner; President, Center for Civil Liberties 
    Fionnuala Ni Aolain Professor and Robina Chair in Law, Public Policy and Society; Faculty Director, Human Rights Center, University of Minnesota Law School Anzhelika BielovaPresident of Association of Roma Women, Voice of RomniIryna Drobovych Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow, University of Minnesota; Visiting Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace
    Anna NikolaenkoAdvisor, Women’s Political Participation and Advocacy, Ukrainian Women’s Congress
    Mary GlantzActing Director, Russia and Europe Center, U.S. Institute of Peace
    Kathleen Kuehnast, moderatorDirector, Women, Peace and Security, U.S. Institute of Peace
     
    For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/day-after-conflict-womens-meaningful-participation-post-war-ukraine
     

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Huawei’s Expansion in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Huawei’s Expansion in Latin America and the Caribbean

    USIP’s new report “Huawei’s Expansion in Latin America and the Caribbean: Views from the Region” explores some of the key reasons behind Huawei’s success in Latin America using original interviews with Huawei staff and industry specialists in the region. On May 31, USIP held a discussion with the report’s author and other experts that looked at the report’s findings and examined the stark contrast between Huawei’s standing in the United States and its neighbors to the south.


    Speakers
    Lyndi Tsering, introductionProgram Specialist, U.S. Institute of Peace
    Parsifal D’Sola Alvarado, presenterFounder and Executive Director, Fundación Andrés Bello
    Shazeda AhmedPostdoctoral Researcher, UCLA
    Margaret MyersSenior Advisor, Latin America, U.S. Institute of Peace
    Henry Tugendhat, moderatorEconomist, China, U.S. Institute of Peace
     
    For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/huaweis-expansion-latin-america-and-caribbean
     

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Strengthening Democracy in the Americas

    Strengthening Democracy in the Americas

    On May 30, USIP and the Carter Center hosted a conversation focused on strengthening democracy across the hemisphere. The discussion brought together the Friends of the Inter-American Democratic Charter, leaders and experts to formulate actionable strategies for democratic resilience, share best practices and examine lessons learned in democratic preservation to ensure that democracy continues to thrive and benefit the peoples of the Americas.


    Speakers
    Keith Mines, welcoming remarksVice President, Latin America Program, U.S. Institute of Peace
    Víctor Verdún, framing remarksVice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Paraguay 
    Jennie Lincoln, introduction of the Group of Friends of the Inter-American Democratic CharterSenior Advisor for Latin America and Caribbean, The Carter Center 
    Carlos Ayala, Venezuela, remarks on Democracy and Human RightsProfessor and Chair of Constitutional Law, "Andrés Bello" Catholic University; Former President of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
    Eduardo Stein, Guatemala, remarks on Democracy, Integral Development, and Combating PovertyFormer Vice President of Guatemala
    Thomas Garrett, remarks on Promotion of a Democratic CultureSecretary General, Community of Democracies
    Catalina Botero, Colombia, remarks on Strengthening and Preservation of a Democratic CultureDirector of the UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Expression at the Universidad de Los Andes and co-chair of the Oversight Board of Facebook and Instagram
    Luis Almagro, closing remarksSecretary General, Organization of American States
     
    For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/strengthening-democracy-americas
     

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Haiti and Development: Learning from Successes

    Haiti and Development: Learning from Successes

    On May 22, USIP hosted a conversation that challenges the prevailing narratives of failure surrounding Haiti and its development. The discussion examined how international partnerships have been strategically tailored to meet Haiti's unique challenges and offered a fresh perspective on how Haiti’s allies can better partner with Haitian institutions and communities to replicate and scale that success today.


    Speakers
    Jean-Martin Bauer, opening remarksHaiti Director, World Food Programme
    Gloria Blaise, Ph.D.Director of Research, Haiti Policy House
    Jake JohnstonSenior Research Associate, Center for Economic and Policy Research
    Madeleine Maceno-AvignonCountry Director & Co-founder, Communities Organizing for Haitian Engagement & Development
    Keith Mines, moderatorVice President, Latin America Program, U.S. Institute of Peace
     
    For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/haiti-and-development-learning-successes
     

    • 1 hr 19 min
    A Conversation with Ambassador Lakhdar Brahimi: Reflections on Diplomacy and Peace

    A Conversation with Ambassador Lakhdar Brahimi: Reflections on Diplomacy and Peace

    On May 22, USIP held a conversation with Ambassador Lakhdar Brahimi that explored his remarkable diplomatic career, the complexities of modern conflict resolution, and his thoughts on how nations can work together to build a more peaceful and prosperous world.


    Speakers
    Ambassador Lakhdar BrahimiFormer Algerian Foreign Minister
    Ambassador George MooseActing President and CEO, U.S. Institute of Peace
     
    For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/conversation-ambassador-lakhdar-brahimi-reflections-diplomacy-and-peace
     

    • 1 hr 8 min
    South Asian Traditions of Peace and Inclusion: The Poetry and Songs of Kabir

    South Asian Traditions of Peace and Inclusion: The Poetry and Songs of Kabir

    In a joyful folk style, Prahlad Singh Tipanya and group sing the devotional poetry of Kabir and related mystic poets of Northern India and Pakistan. On May 15, USIP, in coordination with the Reed Society for the Sacred Arts, hosted an in-person performance of Kabir poetry from Prahlad Singh Tipanya and his ensemble.

    Speakers and Performers
    Tamanna Salikuddin, moderatorDirector of South Asia Programs, U.S. Institute of Peace
    Linda Hess, Ph.D., translatorEmerita Professor, Stanford University
    Prahlad Singh TipanyaVocals and Tambura
    Devnarayan SaroliyaVocals and Violin
    Ajay Tipaniya Vocals and Dholak
    Dharmendra TipaniyaVocals and Harmonium
    Priyal MaheshwariVocals And Manjira
    Vivek ViraniVocals, Flute, and Translation
     
    For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/south-asian-traditions-peace-and-inclusion-poetry-and-songs-kabir
     

    • 1 hr 59 min

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