United States Institute of Peace ( USIP )


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The United States Institute of Peace is an American non-partisan, independent, federal institution that works to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict around the world. The Institute was established by an act of U.S. Congress that was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1984. Its headquarters in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C., sits at the northwest corner of the National Mall near the Lincoln Memorial and Vietnam Veterans Memorial.