Roundtables & Keynotes

October 26, 2017

United Nations launch of new global Women, Peace and Security index

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO) launched a new global index that captures both peace and security, and women’s…
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October 12, 2017

Ministerial Roundtable: “A Conversation on the Gender, Security and Development Nexus” with Ulla Tørnæs, Danish Minister of Development

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, Georgetown Women in International Affairs, and the BMW Center for German and European Studies hosted a Ministerial Roundtable with Ulla Tørnæs, Danish Minister for Development Cooperation…
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October 5, 2017

A High-Level Discussion on Empowering Women in Developing Economies

Georgetown celebrated its new research study evaluating Kate Spade & Company’s innovative project in Rwanda with an event on campus on June 19. Kate Spade & Company recruited 150 talented women artisans…
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October 5, 2017

Women and Countering Violent Extremism

On October 27, 2014, the UAE Mission to the United Nations, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, and UN Women hosted a panel discussion on the role of…
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October 5, 2017

Women, Terrorism and Counterterrorism

On November 4th, 2013, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the McCain Institute for International Leadership co-hosted a panel discussion on Women, Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism at Georgetown…
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September 19, 2017

Memories of Algeria’s Freedom Struggle with Mme. Zohra Drif

The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies hosted a talk with Mme. Zohra Drif to discuss her newly published memoir Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter. Ambassador Joan…
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September 15, 2017

Women and De-Radicalization: Comparative Perspectives

The question of how to disengage and reintegrate participants of violence extremist groups has become urgent. To date, female participants have been relatively neglected despite evidence of their growing numbers.…
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September 11, 2017

Ministerial Roundtable: Ulla Tørnæs, Danish Minister of Development

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, Georgetown Women in International Affairs, and the BMW Center for German and European Studies invite you to a Ministerial Roundtable with Ulla Tørnæs, Danish Minister…
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July 18, 2017

“Cooperative Connections: Connecting Female Artisan Home-Based Workers through Women’s Cooperatives in Jakarta, Indonesia”

GIWPS joined with the International Co-operative Alliance to launch new research by Bank of America Fellow for Women and the Economy Andrew Walker. His report "Cooperative Connections: Connecting Female Artisan Home-Based…
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June 28, 2017

Roundtable: Inclusive Justice Report, Tunisia and Colombia

We hosted a roundtable discussion on why transitional justice is essential to consolidating political transitions in Tunisia and Colombia and how our research findings can help strengthen both countries' processes.…
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