CSIS scholars from the Africa Program, Middle East Program, Global Health Policy Center, the Human Rights Initiative, the Prosperity and Development Project, and the Global Food Security Program research the most critical issues facing the African continent.

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Photo: Giles Clarke/Getty Images

Youth Arts and Sports: Underutilized Tools in International Stability Efforts

Youth are disproportionately affected by conflict but are seldom the focus of U.S. conflict prevention and stabilization policy. Arts and sports programming provide an outlet and help establish trust needed for their meaningful participation in civil society.

Commentary by Abigail Edwards and John Christianson — July 19, 2023

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Daniel F. Runde
Senior Vice President; William A. Schreyer Chair; Director, Project on Prosperity and Development
Katherine E. Bliss
Senior Fellow and Director, Immunizations and Health Systems Resilience, Global Health Policy Center