Roundtables & Keynotes

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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February 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 9, 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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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

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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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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