Innovations for Peace and Development (IPD) was established in January 2013 to produce and disseminate rigorous, policy relevant research to promote innovations in global peace and development. UT students are at the heart of our work, and thus our mission is also to provide research, internship and fellowship opportunities for undergraduates and graduate students from across UT to empower them to engage in scholarship and practice that will make a real difference in the world. We also work directly with international organizations, developing country governments, universities and civil society groups to generate and test new ideas that will change the way peace and development are pursued, evaluated and sustained.
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Kenilworth Park, Washington, D.C.
by Jackie Homann
IPD in the News
30 September 2014: While interning at the U.S. Department of State this summer, Krista Rasmussen wrote a press release for the U.S. embassy in Palau on US engagement in the Pacific on the occasion of the Pacific Islands Forum. Read the press release here.
19 September 2014: Dr. Weaver presented on conflict and aid mapping at the PeaceTech Summit: "Engineering Durable Peace", co-organized by the National Academy of Engineering and the U.S. Institute of Peace. Watch video from the event here. Check out the presentation here.
12 September 2014: AidData Summer Fellow and IPD alum Nkechi Charles on how social audits can help improve citizen engagement and create real tools for accountability. Read her blog post here.
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