Roundtables & Keynotes

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)

View More Global Legislation to Address Violence Against Women in Politics
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

View More Discussion on the Future of Women in Violent Extremism
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

View More How Targeted UN Sanctions Can Address Conflict-Related Sexual Violence
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.)

View More Chaplains’ Tea with GIWPS
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

View More Human Rights and the Colombian Peace Process
April 11, 2018

Gender, Conflict, and Law

Decades of research show that conflict has a disproportionate impact on women and girls. Whether faced with sexual and gender-based violence during war, or sidelined from transitional institutions in its aftermath, women continue to struggle for equal recognition and participation

View More Gender, Conflict, and Law
March 24, 2018

CSW62: Empowerment of Rural Women and Girls in Ukraine

GIWPS Executive Director Ambassador Melanne Verveer moderated a discussion about the empowerment of rural women and girls in Ukraine, a side event at the 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Rural women and girls around the

View More CSW62: Empowerment of Rural Women and Girls in Ukraine
March 20, 2018

The Future of Democracy in Africa with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

On March 20, GIWPS co-sponsored a conversation at Georgetown University with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia, on the future of democracy in Africa. Sirleaf served as president of Liberia from 2006 to 2018. She is the 2011 recipient

View More The Future of Democracy in Africa with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
March 15, 2018

Advancing the Measurement of Women’s Inclusion, Justice, and Security

The International Peace Institute, the Government of Norway, and Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security (GIWPS) hosted a panel discussion on advancing the measurement of women’s inclusion, justice, and security by linking the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Index to WPS

View More Advancing the Measurement of Women’s Inclusion, Justice, and Security
March 14, 2018

CSW62: Preventing Violent Extremism through Women’s Empowerment at the Community Level

GIWPS Executive Director Ambassador Melanne Verveer spoke at a side event at the 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status Women focused on preventing violent extremism (PVE) at the community level. The event highlighted the role of women in

View More CSW62: Preventing Violent Extremism through Women’s Empowerment at the Community Level