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Amambia, Sahlim Charles; Bivens, Felix; Hamisi, Munira; Lancaster, Illana; Ogada, Olivia; Okumu, Gregory Ochieng; Songora, Nicholas; Zaid, Rehema – United States Institute of Peace, 2018
At 1.8 billion, today's generation of youth--those ages ten to twenty-four--is the largest the world has ever known. One-third of them live in fragile or conflict-affected countries. Susceptible to the sway of external parties, narratives, and ideologies, they are influenced by their circumstances--enhancing the likelihood of their participating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Participatory Research, Action Research, Program Effectiveness
Milofsky, Alison; Sany, Joseph; Lancaster, Illana; Krentel, Jeff – United States Institute of Peace, 2017
This report examines the role of conflict management training in preparing peacekeepers for United Nations/African Union missions through an assessment of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Conflict Management Training for Peacekeepers program. The assessment relies on data collected through 137 semistructured interviews with returned…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Peace, Training, Semi Structured Interviews
Ahmed, Zahid Shahab – United States Institute of Peace, 2017
With an eye to the theory that radicalization is a function of social and political marginalization more than of economic poverty, this report examines a cross-section of peace education initiatives in Pakistan. It relies on data collected through interviews with program teachers and students when possible. Funded by the United States Institute of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Peace, Educational Methods
Blum, Andrew – United States Institute of Peace, 2016
The goal of this paper is to describe what is needed to develop and implement a more robust and effective learning agenda focused on addressing fragility that effectively informs policy decisions. In particular, the paper makes three overarching recommendations: (1) Focus the learning agenda on the "collective wisdom" on supporting peace…
Descriptors: Agenda Setting, Social Change, Change Strategies, Sustainability
Bloch, Nadine – United States Institute of Peace, 2016
This report highlights key strategic functions and outcomes of education and training in nonviolent civil resistance movements around the world. Funded by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), it draws on findings from research,trainer and participant interviews, and the author's experience with nonviolent civil movements.
Descriptors: Interviews, Resistance (Psychology), Activism, Advocacy
Afzal, Madiha – United States Institute of Peace, 2015
This report aims to understand the roots of an array of intolerant, biased, and--in some cases--radical attitudes in the Pakistani populace, including anti-Americanism, hatred of India and Hindus, intolerance of minorities, and some sympathy for militant groups. Underlying such attitudes are intolerance, prejudice, hate, and bigotry, along with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racial Bias, Social Bias, Educational Administration
McKone, Kelly – United States Institute of Peace, 2015
This report addresses a critical knowledge gap between reconciliation theory and practice in post-conflict settings. Spearheaded by the Center for Applied Research on Conflict at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), the larger project goal is to map reconciliation practices to better understand how reconciliation is conceived, what…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Theory Practice Relationship, Social Change, Concept Mapping
Hewad, Gran; Johnson, Casey Garret – United States Institute of Peace, 2014
This report builds on several initiatives by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) to explore how a growing youth population and an increasing number of young political leaders are reshaping Afghan politics. Drawing on 160 interviews with politically active youth, university students, and young journalists in seven of Afghanistan's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth, College Students, Interviews
Smith, David J., Ed. – United States Institute of Peace, 2013
Offering lifelong and developmental learning to over 13 million students at nearly 1,200 schools, community colleges in the United States attract a student body with remarkable economic, ethnic, and cultural diversity. They provide students with skills and foundational knowledge upon which successful professional careers and rewarding personal…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Teaching Guides, Conflict Resolution
Gerspacher, Nadia – United States Institute of Peace, 2012
The international community increasingly deploys advisers to work alongside high-level officials in postconflict and transitional countries as part of the peacebuilding and reform process. But those advisers are often underprepared to do their jobs. Drawing on the author's experience in helping to design and develop an innovative U.S. Department…
Descriptors: Peace, Counselor Training, Capacity Building, Instructional Design
Levine, Daniel H.; Bishai, Linda S. – United States Institute of Peace, 2010
Between 2006 and 2010, the United States Institute of Peace developed several civic education programs for Iraq and Sudan as part of broader efforts to promote postconflict stability and development and help prevent a return to violence. This report describes those programs after first examining the conceptual bases for civic education and how…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Peace, Prevention
Carstarphen, Nike; Zelizer, Craig; Harris, Robert; Smith, David J. – United States Institute of Peace, 2010
Over the past two decades, the number of academic institutions providing education and training in international peace and conflict resolution in the United States has grown. Much of this development has been at the graduate level. In the fall of 2005, to assess the current state of the field more accurately, the United States Institute of Peace…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Conflict, Peace
Luzincourt, Ketty; Gulbrandson, Jennifer – United States Institute of Peace, 2010
In Haiti, education both promotes and ameliorates conflict. This report describes the education sector before the 2010 earthquake, then presents recommendations on how Haiti and the international community can increase access to and the quality of Haitian schools and modernize the organization and function of the national education sector.…
Descriptors: Conflict, Foreign Countries, Natural Disasters, International Cooperation
Sany, Joseph – United States Institute of Peace, 2010
This report studies the relationship between conflict and education in Cote d'Ivoire, and suggests policy and program approaches for analysts and those engaged with education and peacebuilding in societies affected by conflict. Although the situation in Cote d'Ivoire has evolved since the main recommendations of this report were written in early…
Descriptors: Conflict, Access to Education, Children, Foreign Countries
Stuebner, Renata – United States Institute of Peace, 2009
Despite 15 years of sporadic efforts, religion today in Bosnia and Herzegovina is more of a hindrance than a help to promoting peaceful coexistence among the region's various ethnic and religious groups. Polarization and extremism make religions other than one's own even more distant, strange and threatening. Physical interaction that existed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Factors, Religious Conflict, Religious Organizations
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