Inclusive Peace Needs All of Us

Posted by on November 15, 2016
Inclusive Peace Needs All of Us

That was a common sentiment among speakers at the Fourth Annual Sheikha Fatima Lecture at the United States Institute of Peace on Nov. 15 in Washington, on “The Role of Women in Promoting Peaceful and Inclusive Societies.” Sharing the stage with Swanee Hunt were former Ambassador Melanne Verveer and Lana Nusseibeh, the United Arab Emirates’ […]

House Holds “Truly Historic” Hearing on Women and Security

Posted by on March 22, 2016
House Holds “Truly Historic” Hearing on Women and Security

The House Foreign Affairs Committee held the first-ever hearing by a full congressional panel on the role of women in peace and security. Jacqueline O’Neill, Director of The Institute for Inclusive Security, one of three witnesses, testified that the hearing “put a crucial topic squarely on the agenda of one of the most prominent committees […]

Inclusive Security on Fareed Zakaria’s GPS

Posted by on January 5, 2016
Inclusive Security on Fareed Zakaria’s GPS

One of the world’s most prominent international affairs forums—Fareed Zakaria’s GPS on CNN—showcased the work of the Institute for Inclusive Security and the critical need to involve women as decision-makers to end conflict and sustain peace. Zakaria concluded his first show of 2016 on January 3 with an eight-minute segment featuring former US Ambassador Swanee […]

10 Countries Commit to Meaningful Inclusion of Women

Posted by on December 19, 2014
10 Countries Commit to Meaningful Inclusion of Women

WASHINGTON – It felt like the final session of a summit convened to launch a global movement: One by one, the delegations announced their country commitments to advance women’s leadership in building security and keeping the peace. Afghanistan pledged to organize quarterly monitoring visits to relevant ministries. Ghana committed to “popularize do’s and don’ts” to […]

Hillary Clinton Launches National Action Plan Academy

Posted by on December 4, 2014
Hillary Clinton Launches National Action Plan Academy

Ambassador Swanee Hunt gives concluding remarks at the launch of the National Action Plan Academy convened by Inclusive Security and Georgetown University. WASHINGTON – Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton launched the inaugural National Action Plan Academy, calling it a pivotal moment in the global campaign to advance women’s leadership in building and sustaining […]

Africans Mobilize for Women, Peace, and Security

Posted by on August 1, 2014
Africans Mobilize for Women, Peace, and Security

More than 120 men and women from 16 African countries convened in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss creative approaches to increasing the role of women in creating sustainable peace. Nairobi, Kenya – Activists in the West African nation of Guinea have adapted old proverbs to explain why women should be leaders in peace and security. In […]