Roundtables & Keynotes

October 21, 2021

A New Chapter in Afghanistan: Ensuring International Cooperation in Support of Afghan Women & Girls

Thursday, October 21 3:00PM-5:00PM EDT   On the sidelines of the 2021 United Nations Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, join this urgent conversation on ensuring international cooperation in response to the crisis in Afghanistan, with specific attention to the

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October 19, 2021

Launching the 2021 Global Women, Peace and Security Index

Tuesday, October 19 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM EDT Watch the Event Recording [embed]https://youtu.be/5i0avlK4psE[/embed]   Join the launch of the third edition of the global Women, Peace and Security Index, which provides a comprehensive measure of women's wellbeing and their

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October 13, 2021

“Women’s Rights are Human Rights:” Launching a Georgetown Exhibition

Wednesday, October 13 5:30PM-6:30PM EDT RSVP here Murray Room, Lauinger Library 3700 O Street NW Washington, D.C. 20057 “If there is one message that echoes forth from this conference, let it be that women’s rights are human rights, and human rights

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October 6, 2021

Women in Uniform: Does Participation Shift U.S. Military Culture and Operations?

Wednesday, October 6 12:00PM-1:00PM EDT Does increasing women’s participation in the U.S. military shift military culture? If so, does this support compliance with international conventions such as Women, Peace and Security or International Humanitarian Law? GIWPS launched an important new

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September 29, 2021

Promoting Gender Equality in Democracy: Featuring Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde

Wednesday, September 29 9:30AM-10:30AM EDT Watch a recording of the event [embed]https://youtu.be/1ou2QZGMDbU[/embed] Protecting and promoting women in democracy is a global imperative. Research shows that gender equality and democracy are mutually reinforcing; women’s political participation results in greater responsiveness to citizen

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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 Watch a recording of the event: [embed]https://youtu.be/2ilo7DoFdBo[/embed] 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

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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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