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05/18/2011 - 1:07pm

Dr. Gregory Gause, Professor of Political Science at UVM and IEDS board member, was interviewed by NPR's On Point for his take on the Arab Spring and the slow process of building new democratic societies.  Dr. Gause is an Middle Eastern expert with deep experience in Saudi Arabia and across...

05/02/2011 - 1:24pm

Dr. Saleem Ali, Director of IEDS, was a guest on Vermont Public Radio's Vermont Edition program May 2, offering insight into the killing of Osama bin Laden by US forces in Pakistan.  To listen to the program, download a podcast, or read a transcript, please...

04/24/2011 - 12:17pm

Registration page for Conference is linked here October 21 – 23, 2011 Environmental issues are often framed as a source of conflict in terms of resource scarcity. Yet they tend to be relegated as “low politics,” in the larger scheme...

04/21/2011 - 2:54pm

Dr. Saleem Ali, Director of IEDS, commented Wednesday on VT Public Radio about the recent media storm over revelations that Greg Mortenson, author of 3 Cups of Tea, may have fictionalized some of his experiences.  Dr. Ali connects the current situation to larger issues of...

04/13/2011 - 1:29pm

 

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), released the 13th edition of the Taking Stock report April 12.  The latest report provides the most comprehensive picture of industrial pollution across North America, documenting reported releases and...

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Video: Launch of the Guiding Principles on Young People’s Participation in Peacebuilding

On April 24th, IPI hosted the launch of the Guiding Principles on Young People’s Participation...

Launch of the Guiding Principles on Young People’s Participation in Peacebuilding

On April 24th, IPI will host the launch of the Guiding Principles on Young People’s...

Video: Twenty Years after the Rwandan Genocide - Lessons Learned

On April 22, IPI, together with the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the...

Twenty Years after the Genocide: What are the Lessons Learned from Rwanda?

On April 22, IPI, together with the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the...

Technology and Conflict Examined at ''Build Peace'' Conference

Technology is altering how we engage with the world, offering new avenues for social change. On...

Technology and Conflict Topic of Build Peace Conference

Technology is altering how we engage with the world, offering new avenues for social change. On...

Video: The Limits of Partnership

On April 17th, IPI hosted Angela E. Stent, author of The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian...

Video: Is Humanitarian Law Still Fit for Purpose?

On April 10th, IPI, together with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)–USA,...