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The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) seeks a Central Asia Senior Expert to be based in the Asia Center at USIP Headquarters in Washington, DC. The Senior Expert serves as an expert in for the Institute under the supervision of the Afghanistan and Central Asia Director and working with the wider program team at USIP who work in the Asia region. The Senior Expert will have responsibilities to advise on key issues within and across the Central Asian states related to reducing threats of violent extremism, increasing resilience to instability and increasing integration between the Central Asian states and the broader region, including Afghanistan.
The Senior Expert will have deep knowledge of the Central Asian states, including time living in the region, as well as expertise in broader Central Asian issues. The Senior Expert will also be knowledgeable of international and domestic organizations that USIP may partner with to implement programs and develop a network of contacts for that purpose. The Senior Expert will be responsible for writing reports and analyses as well as briefing U.S. government officials and the policy-making community on developments and findings related to Central Asia. The Senior Expert will also be responsible for organizing events and commenting to the media on issues important to Central Asia peace and stability.
Research, Analysis, and Thought Leadership:
Development and Planning:
Performs other duties as assigned.
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