Banou Arjomand is a Research Assistant with the Global Governance, Justice & Security Program at the Stimson Center. Her research interests include Iranian Foreign Policy, geopolitics of the Middle East and Peacebuilding efforts of the UN. She holds a B.A. in Middle East and South Asian studies and Persian Language and Literature from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a member of the Iranian-American Women Foundation and spent two summers volunteering in the outskirts of Tehran, Iran. She has done research internships at the International Crisis Group and The Asia Society.
Global Governance, Justice & Security
Addressing global governance deficits with innovative solutions
Supporting a just peace and economic prosperity in Afghanistan and Greater Central Asia
Bringing together world class scholarship with international policymaking to address fundamental global governance challenges, threats, and opportunities.
Confronting the global climate emergency by identifying high impact global governance solutions for climate action
Research & Writing
Executive Summary “The COVID-19 pandemic once again reminds us: Global crises require global solutions. We must act together to end the pandemic. And we must not forget those who are affected by extreme poverty and hunger. The UN Sustainable Developmen…
The Stimson Center, the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), Plataforma CIPÓ, and Leiden University launched the Global Governance Innovation Network (GGIN) at the 2021 ACUNS Annual Meeting
Beyond UN75 considers the new kinds of tools, networks, and institutions, combined with enlightened global leadership, required to take forward the twelve commitments at the heart of the UN75 Declaration
Synthesis of major insights and recommendations on Middle East and North Africa’s role in supporting progressive change and advancing the UN75 Declaration
Perspectives on practical yet ambitious proposals for the Secretary-General’s forthcoming Our Common Agenda report.
Revitalizing the global governance system for charting a durable, green, and broad-based recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic
Improving prospects for a global governance architecture that is more inclusive, effective, and just during and beyond UN75
An open conversation about the future of multilateralism and its impact at the global, regional, and national levels in Africa.