Promoting Peace During Conflict in Ukraine and Myanmar: Women’s Roles and Strategies

Myanmar people hold a banner reading


Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Embassy of Sweden will launch new research on peace-building strategies amidst ongoing conflicts in Ukraine and Myanmar on Wednesday, January 17, 2017 at Georgetown University.



The event will feature remarks by country experts and report authors. Speakers will include:

Ambassador Karin Olofsdottir, Ambassador of Sweden

Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Director of GIWPS

Ambassador William Taylor, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine (2006-2009)

Ambassador Derek Mitchell, U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar (2012-2016)



Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 2:00-3:30pm



Riggs Library

3rd Floor, Healy Hall

Georgetown University

3700 O St NW

Washington, DC 20057



Kindly RSVP here.


Media Coverage:

Media who are interested in covering the event should RSVP to Sarah Rutherford in the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security at by Tuesday, January 16.