BIPSS held a special roundtable at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington DC on October 8, 2014. It may be mentioned that USIP is an institute established and funded by the US Congress and works on increasing capacity to manage international conflict without violence. Presentations were made from BIPSS side on politics, security, socioeconomic issues etc. related to Bangladesh. The roundtable was attended by core members of USIP.