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Webinar 30: Conflict and Violence: Frameworks to Understand Risk and Resilience

Webinar Date and Time: Wednesday, September 23 from 2:00-3:30pm EST. Click here to register. Webinar Description: As USAID’s new Center for Conflict and Violence Prevention (CVP) incorporates non-conflict violence prevention into its portfolio, it is exploring what practitioners from the two fields can learn from one another. This webinar will highlight the frameworks conflict and […]

Violence Reduction Subsector Review & Evidence Evaluation

Author: Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP); Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium (PEC) Publication Date: April 2019 Summary: With levels of global violent conflict at a 25-year peak, the need for effective and impactful peacebuilding programming could not be more pressing. The peacebuilding field has shown immense commitment to understanding, preventing, and mitigating the impact of violent conflict, but […]

Towards Resilience: Advancing Collective Impact in Protracted Crises

Author: Mercy Corps Publication Date: May 2020 Summary: To bring greater coherence to international responses and secure better outcomes for conflict-affected communities, this paper calls for resilience as the guiding framework for action in protracted crises. While resilience is not new in international development, it has been frequently misunderstood, and rarely has rhetoric matched practice, […]

Preventive Priorities Survey 2020
September 9, 2020

Author: Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations Publication Date: 2020 Summary: The Center for Preventive Action’s annual Preventive Priorities Survey (PPS) evaluates ongoing and potential conflicts based on their likelihood of occurring in the coming year and their impact on U.S. interests. The PPS aims to help the U.S. policymaking community prioritize competing […]

Understanding Risk and Resilience to Violent Conflicts

Authors: Eric Min; Jacob M. Shapiro; Manu Singh; Benjamin Crisman Publication Date: October 2017 Summary: This research aims to establish potential opportunities for policy intervention by asking the following question: if we could predict conflict 5-years out, what would separate the predictable failures from the unexpected successes (i.e. places where conflict was expected but did […]

Webinar 29: Stabilization Lessons Learned from Sirte, Libya
April 29, 2020

Webinar Date and Time: Wednesday, May 13. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Sara Skahill, Senior Middle East and North Africa Regional Advisor supporting USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) through McFadden will tell the story of OTI’s 2017-2020 stabilization efforts in Sirte, Libya, which was the largest ISIS stronghold in the […]

Webinar 28 – Fragility and Conflict: Perspectives on a Pandemic

Webinar Date and Time: Wednesday, April 15 at 11:00 EST. Click here to view the webinar recording.  Webinar Description: In isolation, the COVID-19 Pandemic presents numerous public health, economic and political obstacles to control and mitigate its impact. In an increasingly complex and interconnected world, COVID-19 underscores linkages and our mutually reinforced vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are […]

Webinar 27: Social Cohesion Strategies for Building Community Resilience to Conflict in Eastern DRC

Webinar Date and Time: Wednesday, March 18, 2020.  Click here to view the webinar recording.  Webinar Description: Jean Baptiste Nimubona, Chief of Party of USAID’s Solutions for Peace and Recovery (SPR) Project in eastern DRC and Jerome Hansen, Technical Director at Management Systems International will provide an overview of the SPR Project that aims to […]

Webinar 26: Transnational Organized Crime – Is it About Mafias or Markets?
May 28, 2019

Webinar Date and Time: Wednesday, June 12. Click here to view the webinar recording. (*Due to sensitivities, Riikka Puttonen’s presentation had to be removed) Webinar Description: The webinar explored transnational organized crime from a global, United Nations perspective. Riikka Puttonen and Ted Leggett from the United Nations Office on Drugs (UNODC) discussed the United Nations Organized Crime […]

Webinar 25: Cure Violence Health Approach to Violence Prevention

Webinar Date: Wednesday, May 15th at 11:00 EST. Click here to view the recording. Webinar Description: For more than 15 years, Cure Violence has successfully worked to reduce violence in some of the most violent communities in the United States and around the world, advancing a new health paradigm on violence and a scientific approach to […]

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