Roundtables & Keynotes

April 8, 2020

COVID-19: A Gender Perspective on the Growing Humanitarian Crisis

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT Online Kindly RSVP here.   The United Nations has launched a major humanitarian response plan to mitigate COVID-19's impact on the world's most vulnerable communities. Understanding the human dimension of

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March 10, 2020

A Critical Moment for Afghan Women

March 10, 2020 10:00 - 11:15 a.m. United Nations Headquarters The Group of Friends of Women in Afghanistan, led by Afghanistan and the United Kingdom, and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security held an interactive discussion on the

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February 28, 2020

Strategies for Effective Mediation: A Conversation with Finland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto

Friday, February 28, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Mortara Center for International Studies 3600 N St. NW Washington DC 20007 Please RSVP here.   The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and The Embassy of Finland invite you to join

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February 12, 2020

Economic Aspects of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:10PM - 1:30PM Calabresi Faculty Lounge, Yale Law School The Yale Law School is hosting a timely discussion, in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security, that

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January 27, 2020

Fighting for Human Rights in Crimea

GIWPS hosted a discussion on fighting for human rights in Crimea featuring activist, filmmaker, and former political prisoner Oleg Sentsov. He was joined by Andrey Kurkov, the president of PEN Ukraine, and Maria Tomak of Media Initiative for Human Rights.

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January 23, 2020

Ban Ki-moon, Mary Robinson, Jerry Brown on The Doomsday Clock

We are proud to have cosponsored the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and The Elders for a discussion of the 2020 Doomsday Clock with former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former Irish President and United Nations High Commissioner for Human

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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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November 4, 2019

Third Conference on Peacebuilding with a Gender Perspective

From November 4th to 6th, the Iberoamerican University of Mexico City hosted the third installment of the Conference on Peacebuilding with a Gender Perspective in collaboration with Institut Català Internacional per la Pau (ICIP). This event aimed to share women's

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