Roundtables & Keynotes

February 14, 2019

Webinar: Building Market Systems to Empower Women in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States

Dr. Jeni Klugman presented new GIWPS research during this SEEP Webinar on February 14 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. ET. Fragile and Conflict Affected States (FCAS) present both unique challenges as well as opportunities in terms of women’s economic empowerment.

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February 8, 2019

Prospects for Peace in Yemen

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security hosted Amat Alsoswa, Yemen’s first Minister for Human Rights and first female cabinet member, for a conversation on prospects for peace in Yemen. Ambassador Barbara Bodine offered opening remarks on the origins of Yemen's conflict and

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February 6, 2019

Values in U.S. Foreign Policy

Amb. Melanne Verveer moderated a panel discussion on Values in U.S. Foreign Policy, part of a daylong symposium on the future of diplomacy. Five former State Department officials shared experiences from their distinguished careers in foreign service, diplomacy, humanitarian work,

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February 5, 2019

Scotland, Brexit and the Future

Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), reiterated her call for a second referendum on EU membership during a speech at Georgetown today hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. Unlike

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February 2, 2019

Women’s Leadership in Diplomacy

60 of the United States' women ambassadors, current and former, gathered at Georgetown recently for a celebration of women's leadership in diplomacy. They remembered their history, and how they have stood on the shoulders of the women who came before them. The Georgetown Institute for Women,

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January 28, 2019

WPS Index Briefing at UNPKM Preparatory Meeting in Ethiopia

On January 28 and 29, GIWPS' Managing Director Jeni Klugman participated in a major meeting in Addis Ababa hosted by the Ethiopian Ministry of Defense, in preparation for the United Nations Peacekeeping Ministerial (UNPKM) in March. The event, which had

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January 24, 2019

WPS Index Briefing at UK Parliament

You are invited to a discussion on recent global research by The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security & Peace Research Institute of Oslo   Women, Peace and Security Index of 153 countries   Thursday 24th January 2019, 2 pm Committee Room

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December 5, 2018

Women’s Rights in Iran

Women’s rights in Iran are severely restricted. Married women cannot get a passport or leave the country without their husbands' permission. Women are barred from becoming judges. Female singers are banned from singing solo. Women are largely banned from entering

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November 29, 2018

Alternative Approaches to Global Security with Madison Schramm

The Justice and Peace Studies (JUPS) 412 Class held an event called Alternative Approaches to Global Security on November 29 at 6:30 pm. The event was a book launch and symposium on rethinking global security and alternatives to war. GIWPS' Hillary Rodham Clinton Research Fellow

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November 13, 2018

Mexico Conference on Peacebuilding with a Gender Perspective

The Second Conference on Peacebuilding with a Gender Perspective (Congreso de Construcción de Paz con Perspectiva de Género) took place November 13-15 at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, Mexico. It was co-sponsored by Georgetown's Institute for Women, Peace and Security; Centro de

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