Roundtables & Keynotes

June 27, 2024

Shattering Women’s Rights, Shattering Women’s Lives – Justice, Accountability, and Global Engagement For A Lasting Change

On the Sidelines of the 56th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council June, 27 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CEST Room XXV, Palais des Nations Recent years have seen several initiatives raising the need to recognize the

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June 19, 2024

Countering Gender Apartheid & Gender Persecution in Afghanistan: Call for Global Action for Accountability and Codification

On the Sidelines of the 56th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council June 19, 2024 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. CEST Room XXII UNOG Building - Palais des Nations Geneva Since the Taliban seized control in 2021, women and girls

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May 24, 2024

No One Left Behind: Addressing Data Gaps for an Equitable Loss and Damage Fund Distribution

Friday, May 24, 2024 Side Event to the 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4). Small island developing states (SIDS) are currently threatened by a range of climate-related hazards, including submergence, coastal flooding and erosion, and increasingly frequent

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April 23, 2024

The War in Ukraine: Investigating and Prosecuting War Crimes

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 6:45 – 7:45 p.m. EDT Georgetown University, Maguire Hall, Room 102 RSVP here. Join former US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, current Lead Coordination of the Atrocity Crimes Advisory Group for Ukraine (ACA), and ICJI Senior

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April 18, 2024

A Luncheon with Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson and Peace Negotiator Monica McWilliams

Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson reflected on her trailblazing role as Ireland’s first female president and as former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. She discussed her ongoing work as chair of The Elders and with the Global Women

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April 17, 2024

Engaging Youth for Gender-Just Climate Action

On Wednesday, 17 April, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) hosted a side event to the 2024 ECOSOC Youth Forum entitled, “Engaging Youth for Gender-Just Climate Action.” This panel

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April 4, 2024

Building Peace and Resilience in West Africa: A Conversation with ECOWAS Vice President Damtien L. Tchintchibidja

  We hosted the Vice President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), H.E. Damtien L. Tchintchibidja for a presentation and discussion on human security trends and resilience mechanisms from ECOWAS’s Early Warning and Response

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March 27, 2024

Feminist Foreign Policy in Theory and in Practice: An Introduction

We hosted a conversation with the authors of “Feminist Foreign Policy in Theory and in Practice” to discuss highlights from this cutting-edge work. The book outlines how countries can utilize a gender lens as they develop and execute their feminist

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March 15, 2024

Advancing Gender Equality and Peacebuilding in Cyprus

GIWPS welcomed the Commissioner on Gender Equality of the Republic of Cyprus, Josie Christodoulou for a roundtable discussion on advancing gender equality and peacebuilding in Cyprus and beyond. The event brought together students, Ambassador Ekaterini Nassika of Greece, and Ambassador

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March 14, 2024

CSW Side Event: Addressing Global Rise in Sexual Violence in Conflict Situations

GIWPS, together with the World Federation of Ukrainian Women's Organizations and the WFUWO Anti-GBV Commission, held a CSW68 parallel event convening international experts on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence (CRSV) and addressing the global security consequences of the failure to confront rape

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