October 23 (6:00 – 7:30 pm): WIIS DC Monthly Mentoring Circle will host Vera Zakem in a discussion about her range of experiences working national security issues across the U.S. Interagency and the think tank community in D.C. Come prepared to offer your own questions and observations to help enrich the discussion. RSVP: email@example.com
- October 29 (3:00 – 5:00 pm): Join WIIS for a unique networking event focused on promoting women in the military and security fields. As a part of the WIIS annual membership drive, the Combat Integration Initiative will bring together professionals and service members to foster synergies between those working to further the women, peace, and security agenda. For registration and more information click here.
- NEW! September 24 – “The ISIS Crisis and what we’re really fighting for: women, peace, and security…” With Outrage, the Values We’re Fighting for Become Clear, by Sahana Dharmapuri
- September 12 – “A culture of peace needs dynamic and creative leadership…” Kathleen Kuehnast on Developing a Culture of Peace
- September 10 – “Kiev has lost Eastern Ukraine to Russia. The turning point came when…” Eulogy for Ukraine, by Elizabeth Pond
- August 6 - Julie Arostegui, J.D. – Women, Peace and Security law expert. Read her WIIS member profile here!
- July 30 – “Law of Armed Conflict Expert, Human Rights Advisor, Gender Advisor… Cynthia Petrigh goes by many names.” Read her WIIS member profile here!
- July 28 - “An analysis of the interim agreement and its extension reveals a good deal about the Iranian negotiations strategy and the pitfalls the P5+1 should avoid in a potential comprehensive agreement.” How to negotiate with Iran, by Dana Schwarz
- July 23 – “Trying to create a more sustainable peace while ignoring over half the population is a recipe for failure, especially when “women’s agency, their creativity and patience, and their capacity to love and to build consensus… make women a valuable constituency for peace” – Women and civil society at the negotiating table, by Alex Paul
- September 11 – WIIS Canada together with Citizenship and Immigration Canada hosted a panel discussion on “Lebanon and the Syrian Refugee Crisis, Complexities, Challenges, and Dynamics: An On The Ground Perspective From The Field.”
- WIIS_NY newsletter available! Monthly updates from WIIS_NY, includes updates from WIIS members.
- New publication available! Open letter by the Missing Peace Young Scholars network via Huffington Post
- New publication available! “Women, Peace and Security: Practical Guidance on Using Law to Empower Women in Post-Conflict Systems” by Julie L. Arostegui and Veronica Eragu Bichetero examines practical measures on how to integrate international principles on gender equality and women’s rights into post-conflict legal systems with a focus on the Great Lakes region. It can be accessed here.