Roundtables & Keynotes

September 27, 2019

2019 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards

Georgetown University students, faculty and staff are invited to The 2019 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security   Celebrating women’s leadership in promoting human rights and peace— from the top ranks of the United Nations to

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September 5, 2019

Special Screening of The Prosecutors

Join us for a screening of the documentary (60 minutes) The Prosecutors written and directed by School of Foreign Service alumna, Leslie Thomas. The Prosecutors is a feature length documentary that tells the story of three dedicated lawyers who fight to ensure that sexual

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July 12, 2019

Bridging Theory and Practice: Diversity and Inclusion in International Affairs

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) hosted a multi-day symposium focused on advancing diversity and inclusion in international affairs education. GIWPS' Ambassador Melanne Verveer and distinguished fellow Carla Koppell convened policymakers, practitioners and academics to discuss their

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July 11, 2019

Ensuring an Inclusive Afghan Peace Process

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security welcomed US government officials and Afghan leaders to campus on July 11, 2019 to discuss the role of women in the ongoing Afghan peace process. Speakers agreed that including Afghan women is

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June 10, 2019

Feminist Humanitarian Policy Launches at Georgetown

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) partnered with former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to launch the International Rescue Committee (IRC)’s feminist humanitarian policy at Georgetown on Monday. Women and girls in humanitarian settings face many

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April 22, 2019

Justice for Women

Join a discussion with Sandie Okoro, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel for the World Bank Group, co-sponsored by the International Development Program, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, and SAIS Global Women in Leadership (GWL). Ms. Okoro will

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April 2, 2019

Women’s Economic Empowerment in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States: The Role of the Private Sector

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business cordially invite you to a discussion on Women’s Economic Empowerment in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States: The Role of the

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April 2, 2019

Bridging Theory and Practice: Climate Change, Conflict and Gender

The Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security hosted a symposium at Georgetown University on the intersection of climate change, conflict and gender, co-sponsored by Trinity College in Dublin. Former Irish President Mary Robinson joined 25 academics, practitioners and policymakers from a number

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March 13, 2019

Amplifying the Role of Women in Post-Conflict Reconstruction

Wednesday March 13 12:45-2:45 p.m. Permanent Mission of the UAE R.S.V.P. *We invite you to join us for a light lunch from 12:45pm to 1:15pm. The event will begin promptly at 1:15pm. Co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates

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March 11, 2019

From Data to Policy and Action: A Panel on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Girls

Ambassador Melanne Verveer will speak about the regional findings of the OCSE-led survey on the well-being and safety of women in South East-Europe and Eastern Europe. This is a side event at the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Monday, March

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