Roundtables & Keynotes

October 1, 2019

A Celebration of Iranian Women’s Leadership

The Georgetown University Institute for Women, Peace and Security honored Iranian women for their enduring fight for human rights during a London ceremony on October 1st, 2019. As Iran’s regime continues to provoke international debate, the country is going through

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September 28, 2019

Hillary Rodham Clinton Celebrates Women’s Rights Defenders at Georgetown

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called for increased commitment to women’s rights and human rights around the world and in the United States during a speech at Georgetown yesterday. “Instead, our government is turning its back on refugees and

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September 25, 2019

Advancing Women’s Meaningful Participation to Resolve Conflict and Build Peace in Afghanistan

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is the world’s most prominent diplomatic stage. Hundreds of world leaders gather to discuss the most pressing issues facing our societies and planet. We were pleased to co-sponsor a UNGA side event on the

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September 18, 2019

Education for Marginalized Children Focus of Global Seminar

Global leaders working to increase access to education for children affected by conflict participated in a seminar on campus Wednesday sponsored by Georgetown and the Education Above All Foundation. Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, who chairs the foundation, spoke

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September 5, 2019

Special Screening of The Prosecutors

Join us for a screening of the documentary (60 minutes) The Prosecutors written and directed by School of Foreign Service alumna, Leslie Thomas. The Prosecutors is a feature length documentary that tells the story of three dedicated lawyers who fight to ensure that sexual

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July 12, 2019

Bridging Theory and Practice: Diversity and Inclusion in International Affairs

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) hosted a multi-day symposium focused on advancing diversity and inclusion in international affairs education. GIWPS' Ambassador Melanne Verveer and distinguished fellow Carla Koppell convened policymakers, practitioners and academics to discuss their

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July 11, 2019

Ensuring an Inclusive Afghan Peace Process

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security welcomed US government officials and Afghan leaders to campus on July 11, 2019 to discuss the role of women in the ongoing Afghan peace process. Speakers agreed that including Afghan women is

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June 10, 2019

Feminist Humanitarian Policy Launches at Georgetown

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) partnered with former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to launch the International Rescue Committee (IRC)’s feminist humanitarian policy at Georgetown on Monday. Women and girls in humanitarian settings face many

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April 22, 2019

Justice for Women

Join a discussion with Sandie Okoro, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel for the World Bank Group, co-sponsored by the International Development Program, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, and SAIS Global Women in Leadership (GWL). Ms. Okoro will

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April 2, 2019

Women’s Economic Empowerment in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States: The Role of the Private Sector

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business cordially invite you to a discussion on Women’s Economic Empowerment in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States: The Role of the

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