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Feminist Friday: Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury 

July 25, 2019
“Without peace, development is impossible, and without development, peace is not achievable, but without women, neither peace nor development is possible.” -Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury  Ambassador Chowdhury, a Bangladeshi diplomat, has served in numerous roles including Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New... Read more
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OSF Fellow Ambassador Donald Steinberg on the U.S. Strategy for Women, Peace and Security—Seizing the Moment?

June 29, 2019
The White House has now released its long-awaited Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security (WPS). The strategy is mandated under the bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017, which requires the Administration to develop a broad national strategy to support meaningful roles for women around the world in peace operations and political, civic, economic, and security systems. The White House... Read more
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Notes from the Field: Women, Peace, and Security Experts Weigh In Interview with Ambassador Donald Steinberg

January 07, 2019
Ambassador Donald Steinberg recently stepped down as president and CEO of World Learning, an international nonprofit organization that provides education, exchange, and development programs in more than 60 countries. Steinberg has more than 40 years of experience in government and nongovernmental organizations, and expertise in the fields of international relations and development; Women,... Read more

The Call for Men in WPS: The Role of Male Allies in a So-Far Female-Dominated Agenda

June 19, 2018
The signing of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 was the first formal recognition of the critical role women play in conflict mitigation and prevention, and peacebuilding. Since then, women have been visibly at the forefront of Women, Peace and Security (WPS), an agenda and movement that stems largely from UNSCR 1325. While the movement has made great strides since its... Read more

Security Roundtable: Interview with Major General Patrick Cammaert, Former United Nations Force Commander for the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

May 05, 2018
The following interview is the fourth in our Security Roundtable series, which has so far featured Women, Peace and Security (WPS) expert, Cynthia Enloe, and group interviews with Male Leaders on Engaging Men in WPS intiatives, and expert women in WPS.  This latest addition to our series will provide insight on engaging women in local peacekeeping efforts from Major General... Read more