What is U.S. Institute of Peace Support?
Public Education for Peacebuilding Support is a new initiative of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). The initiative seeks to support American colleges, universities and public libraries interested in holding events addressing international peace and conflict resolution.
The support may be used for a variety of activities, including, but not limited to the following:
Up to 250 institutions will receive up to $2,000 in matching support for their public education activities through two cycles over the period of November 2012 – December 2013.
What is the U.S. Institute of Peace?
USIP is the independent, nonpartisan conflict management center created by Congress to prevent and mitigate international conflict without resorting to violence. USIP works to save lives, increase the government's ability to deal with conflicts before they escalate, reduce government costs, and enhance national security.