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Government Documents - Independent Agencies, Boards, and Commissions: US Institute of Peace

Overview of the publications of federal boards, commissions, and other bodies in the Government Documents Collection.

About the agency

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) was created by Congress in 1984, following a recommendation by a commission chaired by Hawai`i senator Spark Matsunaga. Its mission is "to increase the nation's capacity to manage international conflict without violence."

Internet resources

Our holdings

USIP logoGovernment Documents has a partial collection of USIP publications, including the following series:

United States Institute of Peace journal (later Peace Watch) (Y 3.P 31:15)

United States Institute of Peace in brief (Y 3.P 31:16) Brief publications about conflicts in various parts of the world.

Peaceworks (Y 3.P 31:19) In-depth publications about conflict management in general and in specific countries.

In addition, we have many USIP monographs about peacemaking and conflict resolution.

Subject Guide

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