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April 25, 2016

Women and Women's Rights
Podcast Amina Mohammed A Conversation With Amina Mohammed

Amina Mohammed will join us for a discussion on how to implement the ambitious post-2015 agenda. This roundtable meeting is part of a new high-level series, in collaboration with the UN Foundation, t…

March 15, 2017

Podcast Amina-Mohammed-UN-RTS10T4A.jpg A Conversation With Amina J. Mohammed

Leading international institutions and private sector corporations have concluded that women’s economic participation is critical to global growth and prosperity. However, today nearly 90 percent of …

June 20, 2017

Female Philippine peacekeeping force UN Peacekeeping: Where Are All the Women?

The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Next week Antonio Guterres w…

September 23, 2016

Play Kotzias_EC.jpg A Conversation With Nikos Kotzias

Nikos Kotzias discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Greece.

May 24, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Chibok_girl_buhari The Rescued Chibok Girl and the Victims Support Fund

This is a guest post by Sherrie Russell-Brown. She is an international human rights lawyer, who writes about issues of gender, security, international justice and humanitarian law, with a regional fo…

May 19, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Chibok_girl_rescue Questions About Nigeria’s Freed Chibok Schoolgirl

As has been the case since Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of school girls that had been concentrated in Chibok to take their final examinations two years ago, there must be questions about Amina Ali D…

May 20, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Women-Peshmerga_RTX2CSHH Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering from May 13 to May 20, was compiled with …

May 18, 2016

Human Rights
Juan E. Mendez, U.N. special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, attends a news conference in Colombo UN Special Rapporteur Breaks New Ground with Report on Gendered Aspects of Torture

Last week I hosted a CFR roundtable with Juan E. Mendez, the United Nations special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or punishment, to discuss his new report on…

January 29, 2016

Human Rights
A Syrian woman cries as she sits in a  refugee registration center for the German state of Hesse in Neu-Isenburg, on the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany, September 11, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Women Migrants Step Out of the Shadows in Europe

The experiences of women in world affairs are often invisible. We commonly see men as the central actors in the world, with women appearing only in our peripheral vision. Mainstream news, reports, an…

June 10, 2015

Podcast WFP_Roundtable_06-10.jpg Negotiating the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

This ExxonMobil roundtable discussion provided a preview of what to expect as the new sustainable development goals are finalized over the next few months and adopted at the United Nations in Septemb…