Roundtables & Keynotes

May 26, 2021

Effectiveness of United Nations Peacekeeping: Gender Matters

Wednesday, May 26 9:00AM-10:30AM EDT Read a press release about the event here Watch the Event Recording [embed]https://youtu.be/sGdBvH_qWX4[/embed] Evidence shows that women’s participation across peacekeeping missions can improve community engagement, challenge gendered norms, and contribute to effective operations. However, progress on

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May 20, 2021

Harnessing Technology to Advance Gender Equality

Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM EDT Watch the Event Recording [embed]https://youtu.be/-WRQMLZNv_s[/embed] Technology is a gateway to new public spaces, markets, and information with major potential for boosting women’s economic activity and participation. Mobile banking, smartphones, and

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May 18, 2021

Advancing Women, Peace and Security in the Pacific

Tuesday, May 18 6:00PM-7:15PM EDT Watch the Event Recording [embed]https://youtu.be/TJK4cONlyQE[/embed] Women in the Pacific Islands region have been playing a leading role at both the policy and grassroots levels in peacebuilding, the economy, and climate action. However, progress has been uneven.

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May 4, 2021

Launching Securitizing Youth: Young People and the Peace & Security Agenda

Tue, May 4, 2021 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM EDT Watch the Event Recording [embed]https://youtu.be/uovUNLdvbKo[/embed] Today’s generation of youth is larger than it has been at any other time in human history. Over 600 million youth live in conflict-affected regions

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April 22, 2021

Advancing Women’s Leadership in Politics and Peacebuilding

Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM EDT Watch the Event Recording [embed]https://youtu.be/IwvWhKN0PKc[/embed] Join us for the fourth panel of our five-part virtual event series on how to advance gender equality. The series draws on findings from a groundbreaking report

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April 21, 2021

The Crisis in Tigray: Women and Girls Under Violent Assault

Wednesday, April 21 10:00AM-11:15AM EDT [embed]https://youtu.be/szJwsMRzxvs[/embed] Civil war rages on in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region and women and girls are under attack. Amidst a media blackout, the world is just learning of the scope of the brutality. Coordinated rapes in

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April 19, 2021

The U.S. Secretary of State’s 2021 International Women of Courage Awardees

Monday, April 19 10:00AM-11:15AM EDT RSVP here for the virtual event Featuring: Maximilienne C. Ngo Mbe Executive Director of the Central Africa Human Rights Defenders Network, Cameroon Mayerlis Angarita Founder of Narrar para Vivir (Narrating to Live), Colombia Ranitha Gnanarajah Lawyer and Human

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April 16, 2021

A People’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Friday, April 16 11:00AM-12:15PM EDT Watch a Recording of the Event [embed]https://youtu.be/hrnfef7WYXA[/embed] Featuring: Dr. Raj Shah President, The Rockefeller Foundation Representative Barbara Lee U.S. Representative (CA-13) Ms. Winnie Byanyima Executive Director, UNAIDS Dr. Chelsea Clinton Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation Ms. Abby

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March 25, 2021

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Countering Backlash to Women’s Progress

Progress on gender equality is under threat today. Efforts to accelerate the gains made for women’s rights are increasingly coming under attack from authoritarian governments, fundamentalist groups and others who are threatened by women’s progress. Women are fighting back by

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March 19, 2021

International Support for Afghan Women’s Rights

The Permanent Missions of Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, on behalf of the Group of Friends of Women in Afghanistan, with the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, hosted a High Level Panel Discussion on International

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