In this keynote address at the IIEA, Rose Gottemoeller, Deputy Secretary General of NATO, will examine the role of women in peace and security. She will discuss NATO’s integrative approach to promoting gender equality, with particular reference to its Policy on Women, Peace and Security. The policy provides the foundation for work on gender equality across the Alliance and is framed around three guiding principles: Inclusiveness, Integration and Integrity.
About the Speaker:
Rose Gottemoeller took up her position as NATO Deputy Secretary General in October 2016, after serving as the Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security at the U.S. Department of State. Prior to her time at the Department of State, she was a senior associate with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, with joint appointments to the Non-proliferation and Russia programmes. She served as the Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center in 2006-2008. Ms Gottemoeller has taught on Soviet military policy and Russian security at Georgetown University and is fluent in Russian. She received a B.S. from Georgetown University and an M.A. from George Washington University.