Roundtables & Keynotes

September 9, 2021

A Conversation with Ambassador Roya Rahmani

Thursday, September 9, 2021 10:00AM-11:00AM EDT Afghanistan's first female ambassador to the United States Roya Rahmani discussed the unfolding crisis in Afghanistan under Taliban rule, particularly as it impacts women and girls. She shared her views on events relating to the evacuation

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September 8, 2021

Iranian Women on the Frontlines: Strategies for Change

Wednesday, September 8 10:00AM-11:30AM EDT The Iranian women’s movement has been one of the most dynamic in the world as women have united in demanding their rights at enormous risk to themselves. This is the time to focus on their

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September 1, 2021

Beyond Geopolitics: The State of Women’s Rights in Iran

Wednesday, September 1 10:00AM-11:30AM EDT Watch the event recording: [embed]https://youtu.be/oCWqEytGiF8[/embed] Beyond the geopolitical issues and nuclear developments that drive public attention on Iran, women continue to struggle for their rights and dignity. Iranian activists and leaders joined together to spotlight the

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June 22, 2021

#MeToo Goes Global: Advancing Women’s Rights as Human Rights

Tuesday, June 22 10:00AM-11:15AM EDT GIWPS convened leading activists from Nigeria, Pakistan, Brazil, and the United States on the margins of the U.N. Human Rights Council for a discussion on the global impact of the #MeToo movement and the broad cultural reckoning

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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 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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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/X0CtBT8O3t4[/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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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 Watch the event recording: [embed]https://youtu.be/pcRemvitw_M[/embed] 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

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