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Georgetown Initiatives Receive $1 Million to Fund Research

Georgetown Initiatives Receive $1 Million to Fund Research

A $1 million grant for research on the social enterprise movement and women’s economic mobility was awarded by the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the McDonough School of Business’ Global Social Enterprise Initiative in August. The grant is intended to[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Melanne Verveer, executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, discussed the findings of a new GIWPS report in an interview with The Hoya.

UN Sanctions Can Prevent Sexual Violence in Conflict, GIWPS Report Argues

United Nations sanctions can be used to limit the weaponization of sexual violence in conflict situations, Sophie Huvé (LAW ’17), a Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security fellow, argued in a report published by GIWPS last week. Huvé has been asked to present her findings to UNrepresentatives later this month.[Read More…]

by April 5, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was the keynote speaker at  this year’s Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security ceremony in Gaston Hall on Monday.

In Return to Campus, Clinton Urges American Leadership on Gender Equality

U.S. leaders must openly reject injustice and violence against women while promoting women’s leadership in global security, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged during a Gaston Hall speech Monday morning, her second visit to Georgetown University in two years. “No one should ever underestimate the power of women and[Read More…]

by February 5, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Hillary Clinton to Make Hilltop Return With 2nd Speech in 2 Years

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to speak in Gaston Hall on Feb. 5 to present the annual Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security to Nadia Murad, a former captive of the Islamic State group, and Wai Wai Nu, a Rohingya activist. Clinton[Read More…]

by February 1, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Karin Olofsdotter, Ambassador of Sweden, speaks at a Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security event last Wednesday.

Launching Research Project, Ambassadors Highlight Women’s Role in Peace

Women’s civil society groups are crucial to promoting peace in Ukraine and Myanmar, said Melanne Verveer, the first U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women’s issues under the administration of former President Barack Obama, at an event co-hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Embassy of Sweden[Read More…]

by January 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton advocated continued American leadership abroad in a speech in Gaston Hall on Friday.

Clinton Advocates Continued American Leadership Abroad, Importance of Gender Equity

In one of her first speeches since the November election, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged the United States to continue to lead worldwide peace efforts and advance the rights of women in a Gaston Hall speech on Friday. “We have to ask, will we be left behind or[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke in Gaston Hall on Thursday, marking the re-launch of the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership.

Clinton Discusses Closing Gender Gap in Business

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the honorary co-founder of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, spoke about the progress that has been made in women’s participation in business across the globe and the work that still needs to be done to close the gender gap in economic[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Rasmussen Accepts  Women’s Peace Award

Rasmussen Accepts Women’s Peace Award

North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen accepted the 2014 Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Wednesday morning after he was unable to attend the initial eremony on Feb . 25 Hillary Clinton, former secretary of state and honorary[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Clinton Honors Men Working for Gender Equality

Clinton Honors Men Working for Gender Equality

Hillary Rodham Clinton, former secretary of state and honorary founding chair of the Georgetown Institute of Women, Peace and Security, presented the 2014 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security in Gaston Hall on Tuesday to honor and celebrate the work of three leaders in the[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Institute Already World Players

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security has striven to incorporate the female role in peace and security agreements, negotiations and movements since its inception in December 2011. It is now at the forefront of women’s involvement in international affairs characterized by a rapidly changing global landscape. “The institute[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News