Events

WPSP Mentee Soe Win Develops Training Institute in Myanmar

Dr. Soe Win, a delegate from the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) training institute in December 2011, has used WPSP training materials to develop a two-month training program for women in political parties and civil society in Myanmar.

The Women in Public Service Project Joins Forces with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The Wilson Center becomes the permanent home of the Women in Public Service Project, with Rangita de Silva de Alwis announced as Director of Women's Leadership Initiatives.

China Gender and Law Expert Group Roundtables

This summer, the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI) at the Wilson Center, in partnership with the Ford Foundation, will launch two roundtable discussions,“Looking Back at the Fourth World Conference on Women: Beijing +20.” and “A Conversation on Women’s Leadership”, bringing together experts in women’s human rights law, business, and academia. Both roundtable events will be held at the Ford Foundation in Beijing.

Announcement: UNGA Resolution on Female Genital Mutilation

Former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Moushira Khattab was informed by No Peace Without Justice that on December 20, at its 67th Ordinary Session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will adopt the Resolution “Intensifying Global Efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilation.”

GWLI Global Advisory Board

The Global Women's Leadership Initiative is proud to announce the members of the GWLI Global Advisory Board: Her Excellency Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, The Honorable Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Her Excellency Roza Isakovna Otunbayeva.

Rangita de Silva de Alwis to Direct the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced today the appointment of Rangita de Silva de Alwis as director of its Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI).

Aung San Suu Kyi to be Honored with 2012 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award

Aung San Suu Kyi will receive the 2012 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award, Jane Harman, president and director of the Wilson Center, announced today. Suu Kyi, will be honored with the prestigious award at a symposium in Yangon, co-hosted by the Wilson Center’s Global Women’s Leadership Initiative on January 15-16, 2013.

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