The United States Institute of Peace

The United States Institute of Peace is a national, nonpartisan, independent institute, founded by Congress and dedicated to the proposition that a world without violent conflict is possible, practical, and essential for U.S. and global security. In conflict zones abroad, the Institute works with local partners to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict. To reduce future crises and the need for costly interventions, USIP works with governments and civil societies to build local capacities to manage conflict peacefully

Good Governance after Conflict

Format: Online, Self-paced: Full courses
Duration: Estimated time to take course: 3 hours
Location/City: Online
Closing Date: 05 June 2021

The aim of this micro-course is to provide participants with a quick overview of the challenges and opportunities in achieving good governance within the complex context of conflict affected societies.

Course Overview

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify key dimensions of governance;

  • Describe the types of corruption and the challenges that arise from each;

  • Explain the interrelationship between rule of law, democracy, human rights and governance; and

  • Discuss the role of civil society in transition environments.

A woman votes in an election in Kazakhstan.

A woman votes in an election in Kazakhstan. Photo from Wikimedia.


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