Gender and International Security

CSIS's Smart Women, Smart Power Project leads research that uses gender as a lens for better understanding international relations and national security challenges – and discern ways through which the national security, foreign policy and business communities can better advance gender equity in their decision-making structures.

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Photo: Mohammad Javad Abjoushak/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Advancing Women, Peace, and Security through Security Cooperation in NATO

In the future, NATO may advance its women, peace, and security agenda by mandating gender considerations in security cooperation, encouraging female participation in capacity-building activities, and ensuring operational effectiveness and resilience across the alliance.

Commentary by Courtney Clarksen, Tyler McAnally, and Kathleen McInnis — July 12, 2024

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Lessons from Myanmar

Hosted by Smart Women, Smart Power
May 1, 2024 • 10:00 – 10:30 am EDT

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Kathleen Mcinnis
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative