Roundtables & Keynotes

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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March 7, 2019

Chicago Council on Global Affairs: Interview with Melanne Verveer

Women’s rights have become increasingly important to development efforts. In the United States, the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP) was just announced, and gender equality is a key component of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). On

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March 5, 2019

Celebrating Congressional Women Leaders in Foreign Policy

UN Women, the United Nations Foundation, and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security honored Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Representative Lois Frankel (D-FL-21) and Representative Susan Brooks (R-IN-05) for their bipartisan efforts to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment in U.S. foreign policy. Leading women policymakers, diplomats, and

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March 1, 2019

Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers

Peacekeepers—Story of All-Female Peacekeeping Unit —Special Screening Friday, March 1 at 5pm at the Embassy of Canada Canadian Lieutenant-Colonel Jillian Bishop to discuss her experience as a female peacekeeper A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers tells the story of

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February 14, 2019

Webinar: Building Market Systems to Empower Women in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States

Dr. Jeni Klugman presented new GIWPS research during this SEEP Webinar on February 14 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. ET. Fragile and Conflict Affected States (FCAS) present both unique challenges as well as opportunities in terms of women’s economic empowerment.

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