Roundtables & Keynotes

January 27, 2020

Fighting for Human Rights in Crimea

Monday, January 27th, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Georgetown University Copley Formal Lounge 3700 O St NW, Washington DC 20057 Please RSVP here. GIWPS will host a discussion on fighting for human rights in Crimea featuring activist, filmmaker, and former

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January 23, 2020

Ban Ki-moon, Mary Robinson, Jerry Brown on The Doomsday Clock

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center Salon AG 3800 Reservoir Rd, Washington DC 20007 Please RSVP here.   We are proud to cosponsor the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and The Elders

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December 5, 2019

The Best & Worst Countries for Women: WPS Index Briefing

Join the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security for a conversation on the findings of the WPS Index 2019-20, which ranks 167 countries on women's comprehensive wellbeing and analyzes trends in gender equality. The WPS Index is the most

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November 16, 2019

Centennial Celebration

Georgetown's School of Foreign Service (SFS) celebrated its Centennial this year. As a core research institute within the SFS, we were privileged to kick off the SFS Centennial celebration on November 16 with a tribute to Georgetown women shaping global

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November 8, 2019

Women and Gender Perspectives in the Military

Join us to celebrate the recently published book Women and Gender Perspectives in the Military, edited by Dr. Robert Egnell and Ms. Mayesha Alam. The book compares the integration of women, gender perspectives, and the WPS agenda into the armed forces of eight countries, as well as

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November 4, 2019

Third Conference on Peacebuilding with a Gender Perspective

From November 4th to 6th, the Iberoamerican University of Mexico City hosted the third installment of the Conference on Peacebuilding with a Gender Perspective in collaboration with Institut Català Internacional per la Pau (ICIP). This event aimed to share women's

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October 22, 2019

2019 WPS Index Launch at the United Nations

This event launched the second edition of the WPS Index, which provides important insights into patterns and progress on women’s well-being and empowerment around the world. Speakers at this event included: H.E. Ambassador Mona Juul, Permanent Representative of Norway to

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October 21, 2019

High-Level Event on “Women’s Political Participation in Post-Conflict Reconstruction”

This event marked the launch of a year-long joint initiative of the United Arab Emirates Permanent Mission to the UN and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security to advance the role of women in post-conflict reconstruction. This panel

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October 16, 2019

A Conversation with former Air Force Secretary Deborah James

We co-hosted an informal discussion with former Air Force Secretary Deborah James in partnership with the Georgetown Center for Security Studies. Secretary James served as the 23rd United States Secretary of the Air Force from December 20, 2013 until January

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October 1, 2019

Celebrating Iranian Women’s Leadership

We hosted an event celebrating the long tradition of Iranian women’s leadership, as well as the diversity of ways women inside Iran and in the diaspora have been committed to women’s rights across generations. At this event, we honored Mahnaz

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