Roundtables & Keynotes

November 9, 2018

Gender Justice Colloquium

GIWPS' Dr. Jeni Klugman and Matt Moore will present at the Georgetown Gender+ Justice Initiative's third annual Fall Colloquium on Gender Justice Research. Continuing a dialogue begun last year across departments and campuses, the Gender+ Justice Initiative (GJI) invites faculty from

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October 17, 2018

Solutions for Syria: A Roundtable Discussion with Syrian Journalists and Civil Society Leaders

Join us on Wednesday, October 17 from 4:30-6:00 pm at Georgetown for a conversation with Syrian journalists and civil society leaders. Syrian women and civil society are courageously working through the crisis to build peace and promote free expression, accountability, and inclusion.

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September 26, 2018

2018 International Trailblazer Award Ceremony

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller receives 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, Peace

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September 26, 2018

NATO Briefing: WPS Index

GIWPS delivered a briefing at NATO about our Women Peace and Security Index—developed in partnership with the Peace Research Institute of Oslo—and explained why a gender perspective is critical to operational effectiveness. NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller delivered opening remarks at the

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September 21, 2018

Overcoming Barriers to Women’s Economic Participation: Successful Interventions

Women play an integral role in growing economies and building peaceful communities, but issues ranging from discriminatory laws and norms to an overall lack of access to education and skills development significantly hinder women’s economic participation. GIWPS hosted a conversation

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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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