Roundtables & Keynotes

March 6, 2018

Fragility Forum 2018: Innovations in Bridging Peace and Development

This discussion at the World Bank Group Headquarters focused on key insights from our Women, Peace and Security Index. Discussion topics included the global state of the women, peace and security…
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March 1, 2018

CSS Lunch Series: Implementing Women, Peace & Security in Practice

The Center for Security Studies and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security hosted this lunch talk on the practical implementation of the recently passed Women, Peace & Security Act,…
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February 28, 2018

Engaging Men to Invest in Gender Equality and Advance Global Development

Co-hosted by the SAIS International Development Program and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security Gender inequality is one of the most pressing global development issues we face today:…
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February 26, 2018

Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction: Women and Climate Change Adaptation

As extreme weather and natural disasters continue to cause incalculable damage across the world, understanding the role of communities in preparing for and responding to these destructive events is essential.…
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February 13, 2018

The New Generation of Afghan Women Leaders

In the post-Taliban era, women of Afghanistan have seen increased standards of living and equality, yet the gains are typically uneven and tenuous. Given its history of patriarchal rule, the…
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February 5, 2018

Hillary Clinton Presents Human Rights Awards

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke at Georgetown University on Monday, February 5 on the importance of women’s participation and leadership in advancing human rights, justice and peace. Secretary Clinton presented…
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January 31, 2018

Gender inequality and development: Key challenges and prospects

Dr. Jeni Klugman, managing director of Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, delivered the kickoff lecture in this semester's SFS Master's Development Seminar Series on Wednesday, January 31 at 12:30pm in the Executive Conference…
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January 18, 2018

Washington’s Women in Foreign Policy

On January 18, women ambassadors, Congresswomen, and other leading ladies in foreign policy celebrated sisterhood and solidarity at an annual dinner organized by Georgetown’s Institute for Women Peace and Security.…
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January 17, 2018

Promoting Peace During Conflict in Ukraine and Myanmar: Women’s Roles and Strategies

As violence continues to rage in Myanmar and Ukraine, new research released by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) shows that women are sorely underrepresented in peace…
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November 30, 2017

UK Launch of the WPS Index

On November 30, 2017 the London School of Economics (LSE) hosted the London launch of our Women, Peace and Security Index. The event attracted about 200 participants, including attendees from the government…
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