Roundtables & Keynotes

November 28, 2017

Norway Launch of the WPS Index

The Oslo, Norway launch of our Women, Peace and Security Index took place at Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), our partners in creating the Index, on November 28, 2017. Around…
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November 21, 2017

Georgetown Launch of WPS Index

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, we shared findings from our new Women, Peace and Security index to the greater Georgetown community. The index looks at the three main dimensions of…
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November 2, 2017

DC Launch of the WPS Index

On November 2 2017, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted a roundtable meeting on “Measuring Progress on Women’s Inclusion, Justice, and Security.” Speakers included Norwegian Ambassador Kåre Aas and Dr. Jeni…
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October 30, 2017

Women peacebuilders from Myanmar, Ukraine, N. Ireland honored by GIWPS in London

From Myanmar to Ukraine, women are playing a critical role in negotiating an end to hostilities and fostering sustainable peace. Former UK Foreign Secretary William Hague joined Georgetown University’s Institute…
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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 12, 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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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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July 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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