Banou Arjomand

Research Assistant

Global Governance, Justice & Security

Banou Arjomand is a Research Assistant with the Just Security 2020 project 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.


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

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Coping with New and Old Crises

Revitalizing the global governance system for charting a durable, green, and broad-based recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

UN 2.0: Ten Innovations for Global Governance 75 Years beyond San Francisco

Improving prospects for a global governance architecture that is more inclusive, effective, and just during and beyond UN75

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Dialogue Summary: UN75 Regional Dialogue for Africa (30 March–10 May 2020)

An open conversation about the future of multilateralism and its impact at the global, regional, and national levels in Africa.

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