Management of Internal Conflicts Project Meetings (Phase 1)
The first meeting was held at the Key Bridge Marriott in Rosslyn, VA from September 30–October 3, 2002. The meeting was attended by 34 participants from the United States, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Australia, India, the United Kingdom, and the Philippines.

The second round of meetings was held separately for each study group. The Aceh and Papua study group met June 16–18, 2003 in Bali and Jakarta, Indonesia and was attended by 17 members. The Southern Philippines study group met in Manila, Philippines from June 23–24, 2003, with 18 group members. The Tibet and Xinjiang study group met from August 20–21, 2003 in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

The study groups convened a third time in Washington, D.C., on February 28–March 2, 2004.