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February 26, 2016

Human Security in the Face of Violent Extremism Blog Post

Zainab Hawa Bangura, the United Nations special representative on sexual violence in conflict, inaugurated Georgetown's semester-long conversation on global security with her lecture "Human Security in the Face of Violent Extremism."

Special Representative Bangura addressed the threat that violent extremism poses for human security, with a focus on its gender dimension.
A key excerpt from her lecture is posted below.

Georgetown faculty, students, and scholars around the world offer their responses to Special Representative Bangura's remarks. All are welcome to join the conversation using the commenting feature.


February 8, 2016

The Global Future of Security Blog Post

In spring 2016, the Global Futures Initiative is convening a semester-long conversation on "The Global Future of Security." We begin the semester by asking our bloggers to explain what global security means in the twenty-first century. What are the most critical security challenges for the years ahead and how should we, as an international community, address them?

All are welcome to join the conversation through the commenting feature.