Events

About This roundtable kicked off a series of exploratory discussions on women, terrorism, and violent extremism. Panelists discussed the effectiveness of our policy responses and how gender dynamics affect the root causes of violent extremism and terrorism, as well as how gender should be incorporated into current policy initiatives. Panelists • Ms. Sanam Anderlini, Co-founder […]

About The second roundtable in our series on women, terrorism, and violent extremism explored the differences in radicalization and recruitment across cultures, terrorist organizations, and gender and how the Women, Peace, and Security agenda changes our understanding of the push and pull mechanisms. Panelists considered what a gender-sensitive research agenda on extremist radicalization and recruitment […]

About The third roundtable in our series on women, terrorism, and violent extremism focused on past, current, and future counterterrorism (CT) and countering violent extremism (CVE) programming, the role of gender in CT/CVE programming, and how our knowledge has evolved over time. Experts also discussed which initiatives have been successful and why, with the goal […]

About The fourth roundtable in our series on women, terrorism, and violent extremism focused on cultural and organizational differences. Experts discussed how the different extremist organizations developed historically, the role of gender within different groups and how that changed over time, and how the local cultures impact extremist groups and the impact the extremists had […]

About With the generous support of the Embassy of Liechtenstein in Washington, D.C., WIIS will facilitate a series of expert roundtables to explore the role of women in terrorist and violent extremist organizations, including the gendered dimensions of radicalization. These roundtables will provide a forum for bringing together an international group of experts and policymakers from the […]

With the generous support of the Embassy of Liechtenstein in Washington, D.C., WIIS facilitates a series of expert roundtables to explore the gender dimensions of key security challenges. These roundtables provide a forum to bring together a diverse group of experts and policymakers to advance gender considerations in security policy deliberations. WIIS reflects and disseminates […]

With the generous support of the Embassy of Liechtenstein in Washington, D.C., WIIS facilitates a series of expert roundtables to explore the gender dimensions of key security challenges. These roundtables provide a forum to bring together a diverse group of experts and policymakers to advance gender considerations in security policy deliberations. WIIS reflects and disseminates […]

Please join us for a roundtable discussion on the Youth, Peace and Security agenda and its intersections with the Women, Peace and Security agenda. Experts will examine the genesis and significance of the YPS agenda (UNSCR 2250) as well as the 2018 report of the UN Secretary-General on Youth, Peace and Security. We will highlight […]

WIISER Now (Networking Happy Hour) Come celebrate the launch of the new WIIS website! Join us for a Happy Hour after work on June 28 to expand your network and meet other professionals working on or interested in peace and security issues! Also, join our Raffle! During the Happy Hour, we will raffle 10 yearlong […]

Women In International Security and N-FLUX invite you to Next-Level Pure Power Self-Defense! N-FLUX will teach Krav Maga, an empowering class where you can learn the hand-to-hand combat system of the Israeli Defense Force. Building upon our last Pure Power session, you will solidify your foundation and be exposed to challenging new techniques. While this […]