Roundtables & Keynotes

September 26, 2018

2018 International Trailblazer Award Ceremony

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller to receive International Trailblazer Award Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller is the highest ranking civilian woman in NATO’s history and a steadfast champion for gender equality in the alliance. Georgetown University’s Institute for Women,

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September 22, 2018

Overcoming Barriers to Women’s Economic Participation: Successful Interventions

Women’s economic participation is vital for growing economies and building peaceful communities. However, there are significant barriers to inclusion, including discriminatory laws and norms, lack of access to education and skills development, and challenges specific to conflict-affected and fragile contexts.

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July 18, 2018

From Summits to Solutions: Global Economy and Development

A new publication by the Brookings Institution launched on Wednesday, July 18th which includes a chapter co-authored by GIWPS’ Dr. Jeni Klugman and Berkley Haas’ Professor Laura Tyson on expanding women’s economic opportunities. From Summits to Solutions: Innovations in Implementing the Sustainable

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July 12, 2018

Women’s Informal Involvement in Peace Processes

GIWPS hosted a symposium for top scholars, policy makers and practitioners on women’s informal involvement in peace processes. Women play a critical role in formal peace processes, and working to expand their roles as participants and mediators in formal negotiations

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June 27, 2018

Strategies to Address Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

CSIS - as part of their Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative - hosted a roundtable discussion with GIWPS on the topic of conflict-related sexual violence. GIWPS law fellow Sophie Huvé and Naz Durakoglu, foreign policy advisor to Senator Jeanne Shaheen, discussed strategies

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May 16, 2018

Global Legislation to Address Violence Against Women in Politics

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 2:00pm to 3:30pm 2045 Rayburn House Office Building RSVP to esidell@ifes.org Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) have organized a briefing series exploring each element of UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)

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May 1, 2018

Discussion on the Future of Women in Violent Extremism

On May 1, 2018, the George Washington University's Program on Extremism and the Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security will host a discussion examining the future of women's contribution to violent extremist groups in the U.S. and abroad. The

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May 1, 2018

How Targeted UN Sanctions Can Address Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

The French Mission to the United Nations and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security organized this panel discussion on the use of targeted sanctions to address sexual violence when used as a weapon of war in conflict. Since 2008, the

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April 24, 2018

Chaplains’ Tea with GIWPS

Join Campus Ministry and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security for Chaplains' Tea! We'll bring the tea and snacks, you bring the conversation. Tuesday, April 24 3:00-3:50PM Dahlgren Quad. (In case of inclement weather, we'll be in Healy Hall foyer.)

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April 17, 2018

Human Rights and the Colombian Peace Process

The Conflict Resolution program, the Institute for Women Peace and Security, and the Center for Latin American Studies invite you for a conversation with two Colombian women about human rights and the Colombian Peace Process. Ofelia Castillo and Sandra Bermudez

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