Roundtables & Keynotes

July 21, 2020

Recognizing Talent and Cultivating a Pipeline: Strategies for Ensuring an Inclusive U.S. State Department

Tuesday, July 21 2:00pm-3:00pm EDT RSVP here to receive the Zoom link Featuring: Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering Career Ambassador, served as U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation, India, the United Nations, Israel, El Salvador, Nigeria, and Jordan Ms. Uzra Zeya

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June 24, 2020

Gender Equality in Peace & Security: The Role of Male Allies

Wednesday, June 24 10:00am-11:00 am EDT Watch the Webinar: [embed]https://youtu.be/GC9HowHKm8c?t=62[/embed] Featuring: Lord Tariq Mahmood Ahmad The Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Ms. Pramila Patten UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in

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June 11, 2020

Climate and Security: Advancing a Gender Lens

Thursday, June 11 10:00am-11:00am EDT Watch the webinar: [embed]https://youtu.be/sHSsDqkVIIo?t=121[/embed] With Opening Keynote Remarks by: Mrs. Mary Robinson Former President of Ireland, Chair of The Elders Featuring a Panel Discussion with: Mr. Pekka Haavisto Minister for Foreign Affairs, Finland Mayor Yvonne

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June 9, 2020

Gender, Climate and Security: Presenting the Evidence

June 9, 2020, 10:30 - 11:30 EDT Watch the webinar: [embed]https://youtu.be/zs8K6wKbhtw[/embed] A panel discussion on the gender dimensions of climate change and its associated security risks across the globe, highlighting new research findings from urban Pakistan, northern Nigeria, and Freetown,

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May 27, 2020

The Post-Conflict Window: Advancing Women’s Role in Economic Recovery and Climate Resilience

Wednesday, May 27 9:00am-10:15am EDT Watch the webinar: [embed]https://youtu.be/giLErttp2gg?t=75[/embed] With Opening Remarks by: H.E. Lana Nusseibeh UAE Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the U.N. H.E. Geraldine Byrne Nason Irish Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the U.N. Guest Speaker: Ms. Phumzile

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May 19, 2020

Effective Leadership in the Time of COVID-19

A virtual panel discussion on effective leadership in the time of COVID-19. The ambassadors of Germany, New Zealand, and Norway discussed effective leadership in the time of COVID-19 and lessons learned from their countries. They also reflected on global cooperation,

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May 12, 2020

Ensuring Equity and Inclusion in Higher Education During COVID-19

Tuesday, May 12 12:00pm EDT via Zoom Watch the webinar: [embed]https://youtu.be/J3AdSoT6AKY?t=119[/embed] Featuring: Dr. Laura Bloomberg Dean, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota Dr. Rita Kiki Edozie Professor and Associate Dean, McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies; Professor

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April 24, 2020

On the Frontlines of COVID-19: A Conversation with Women Peacebuilders

In fragile settings around the world, COVID-19 poses a serious threat to peace, security, and the rights of women and girls. Women peacebuilders on the frontlines of COVID-19 discussed how the pandemic is exacerbating insecurity in their communities, how women

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April 23, 2020

Female Peacekeepers’ Impact on the Effectiveness of Peacekeeping Operations

This workshop brought together experts to discuss the concept of operational effectiveness, its neglected gender dimensions, and how female peacekeepers influence the operational behavior and effectiveness of UN peacekeeping operations (UN PKO), pursuant to a major research program being supported

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April 8, 2020

COVID-19: A Gender Perspective on the Growing Humanitarian Crisis

Leading experts discuss the urgent need for a gender-responsive approach to COVID-19 and offer strategies for effectively mitigating the pandemic's impact. A recap of this webinar and a highlight reel are featured in this Ms. Magazine article. Watch the webinar:

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