February 15, 2020

In the run up to the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325 (2000)) Women In International Security (WIIS) and the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Washington, DC are launching an international graduate student essay competition '1325AndBeyond'.

The essay contest is intended to highlight innovative and im...

January 28, 2020

2020 starts a new era for WIIS Brussels: our wonderful President, Corinna Hörst, is stepping down. We're delighted to introduce you to our new President, Isabelle François, who will lead WIIS Brussels in this exciting new phase. Read on for Corinna's farewell & Isabelle's welcome.

Dear WIIS members,

After 4 years at the helm of WIIS Brussels, I have decided...

October 6, 2019

WIIS Brussels, WIIS-DC, WIIS France, and WIIS UK invite members of all WIIS chapters to submit an application to attend programming along the sidelines of the December 2019 NATO Leaders meeting in London!
Applicants chosen by the selection committee will participate in events on December 3rd and 4th, sponsored by the NATO Engages Consortium, and meeting...

September 1, 2019

Vacancy for the position of President of Women in International Security, Brussels (WIIS)

The WIIS Brussels Steering Committee is searching for an experienced and established professional in the field of international peace and security to act as its President for the next 3 years. The ideal candidate is a motivator with collaborative leadership skills; a...

February 8, 2018


Promoting women’s participation in CSDP missions and operations is important to sustain EU’s credibility, to improve effectiveness, to promote equality at home and abroad, to increase the talent pool for personnel, and to make the best use of our financial resources. More needs to be done by both member states and the EU to fulfil promises to impl...

October 6, 2017

We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Dr. Sylke Tempel. As President of WIIS Germany and editor in chief of Internationale Politik and the Berlin Policy Journal she was a prominent voice in the international debate on foreign affairs and security.

In Sylke we have lost a WIIS woman, razor sharp mind and champion of women in all stages of their caree...

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