United States Institute of Peace

International Network for Economics and Conflict


Examining the Links between Youth Economic Opportunity, Civic Engagement, and Conflict

This briefing from Mercy Corps provides explanations for the findings from the Somalia Youth Leaders Initiative and its implications for youth development programs working in fragile, conflict-affected environments.

Afghanistan: Humanitarianism in Uncertain Times

In this report from the Feinstein International Center, Prisca Benelli and co-authors focus on the lives and vulnerabilities of those affected by the Afghan crisis and on the attempts by local and international agencies to mitigate these vulnerabilities within the fraught and volatile Afghan context.

A Whole-of-Government Approach to Child Welfare and Protection

This report summarizes the U.S. Government’s response to the child protection emergency in Haiti and the role played by the the Assistance for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Developing Countries Act of 2005 secretariat. We also report on progress on priorities identified in last year’s annual report. Progress on several priorities was slower than planned due to the imperative need to devote most of our small team to the Haiti crisis.