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October 26, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
Burundi peacekeepers Women's Participation in Peace and Security Processes

This week marks the seventeen-year anniversary of the adoption of the landmark UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. The international agreement acknowledges the dispropor…

November 2, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
peace  New CFR Interactive Report Explores Women’s Participation in Peace Processes

A new CFR Interactive Report presents compelling evidence about the value of women’s contributions to peace processes around the world. 

November 2, 2017

Conflict Prevention
Women’s Participation in Peace Processes Women’s Participation in Peace Processes

Peace negotiators often overlook a proven strategy to reduce conflict and advance stability: include women.

November 17, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
women in morocco 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 November 6 to November 17, was compiled w…

March 22, 2017

Energy and Environment
Woman-well-India_RTR376AR Water Access is a Gender Equality Issue

Wednesday, March 22, is World Water Day, an internationally-celebrated day dedicated to collaboration between the United Nations, governments, and non-governmental organizations to tackle the world’s…

May 17, 2017

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Anne-Marie Slaughter at fifth annual Washington Ideas Forum A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter

I recently hosted a CFR roundtable with Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and chief executive officer of New America to discuss, among other topics, her new book The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies …

November 6, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
Day of the dead 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 October 26 to November 3, was compiled wi…

October 27, 2017

Gender
Norway 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 October 20 to October 27, was compiled wi…

October 20, 2017

Gender
New zealand 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 October 13 to October 20, was compiled wi…

October 26, 2017

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
A heroin user reads an alert on fentanyl in New York City. The U.S. Opioid Epidemic

Opioid addiction in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, threatening not only public health but economic output and national security.