Roundtables & Keynotes

December 5, 2019

The Best & Worst Countries for Women: WPS Index Briefing

Join the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security for a conversation on the findings of the WPS Index 2019-20, which ranks 167 countries on women's comprehensive wellbeing and analyzes trends in gender equality. The WPS Index is the most

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November 16, 2019

Centennial Celebration

Georgetown's School of Foreign Service (SFS) celebrated its Centennial this year. As a core research institute within the SFS, we were privileged to kick off the SFS Centennial celebration on November 16 with a tribute to Georgetown women shaping global

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November 8, 2019

Women and Gender Perspectives in the Military

Join us to celebrate the recently published book Women and Gender Perspectives in the Military, edited by Dr. Robert Egnell and Ms. Mayesha Alam. The book compares the integration of women, gender perspectives, and the WPS agenda into the armed forces of eight countries, as well as

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October 22, 2019

2019 WPS Index Launch at the United Nations

This event launched the second edition of the WPS Index, which provides important insights into patterns and progress on women’s well-being and empowerment around the world. Speakers at this event included: H.E. Ambassador Mona Juul, Permanent Representative of Norway to

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October 21, 2019

High-Level Event on “Women’s Political Participation in Post-Conflict Reconstruction”

This event marked the launch of a year-long joint initiative of the United Arab Emirates Permanent Mission to the UN and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security to advance the role of women in post-conflict reconstruction. This panel

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October 16, 2019

A Conversation with former Air Force Secretary Deborah James

We co-hosted an informal discussion with former Air Force Secretary Deborah James in partnership with the Georgetown Center for Security Studies. Secretary James served as the 23rd United States Secretary of the Air Force from December 20, 2013 until January

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October 1, 2019

Celebrating Iranian Women’s Leadership

We hosted an event celebrating the long tradition of Iranian women’s leadership, as well as the diversity of ways women inside Iran and in the diaspora have been committed to women’s rights across generations. At this event, we honored Mahnaz

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September 27, 2019

2019 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards

Georgetown University students, faculty and staff are invited to The 2019 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security   Celebrating women’s leadership in promoting human rights and peace— from the top ranks of the United Nations to

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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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