• Country visit to the Netherlands

    EIGE Director Carlien Scheele and EIGE’s Head of Outreach & Engagement unit, Dennis van der Veur, are on a country visit to the Netherlands from 13 February till 16 February. During the mission they will meet with stakeholders from the Netherlands Ministry responsible for gender equality (Ministry of Education, Culture, Science), the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, NGOs and knowledge...

  • Belgian Presidency Conference on the Gender Pension Gap

    EIGE’s Director, Carlien Scheele, addresses decision-making actors and multidisciplinary experts, from EU and national levels, at the Belgian Presidency EU High-level conference on the Gender Pension Gap & Pension Adequacy Tackling Gender Inequality After Retirement. EIGE further contributes to the Conference by bringing in relevant expertise in sessions dedicated to innovative and effective multidisciplinary solutions to tackle the gender pension...

  • EUAN Heads of Agencies Meeting

    EIGE's Director, Carlien Scheele, participates in the EU Heads of Agencies meeting in Brussels.

  • CoE delegation visits EIGE

    The Director General of Democracy and Human Dignity from the Council of Europe (CoE), Marja Ruotanen, and the Head of Anti-discrimination Department, CoE, Hallvard Gorseth, meet with EIGE experts to discuss further opportunities for cooperation in the area of gender equality in the EU.

  • International Conference on Women in Law Enforcement

    EIGE's Director, Carlien Scheele, addresses a High-level International Conference on Women in Law Enforcement. The event, organised by Lithuanian Ministry of Interior, gathers women in leadership positions in the internal security sector, both at the EU and at national levels. Conference speakers, including the EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, and Ministers for Interior and Home affairs from different...

  • Meeting Ambassador of Romania

    EIGE's Director, Carlien Scheele, meets with Romanian Ambassador to Lithuania, H.E. Adriana Ciamba.

  • High-level Group on Gender Mainstreaming

    EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele, Jolanta Reingardė, EIGE's Researcher, and Sarah Cooke O'Dowd, EIGE's Liaison Officer in Brussels, attend the European Commission High level group meeting on gender mainstreaming covering financial independence and gender equality as well as the outcomes of EIGE's strategic foresight consultations with its Management Board and Experts Forum members and the public survey from 2023.

  • Preventing gender-based violence among youth in the post-Covid era

    EIGE's Seconded National Expert, Janine Mc Ginn, attends an online conference on gender-based violence among youth in the post-Covid era, organised by 'the', an online platform that collects existing information and training materials for adults and children, serving as an online access point to the counselling desk. The conference emphasize youth mental health and early education on gender-based violence...

  • Presentation of EIGE Work Programme 2024 to the FEMM Committee

    EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele presents the Institute's work programme for 2024 in the European Parliament FEMM committee meeting online. Looking at the significant year ahead for the EU, EIGE's work programme is paved with key publications, activities and strategic foresight work contributing to ongoing commitments for advancing gender equality. This occasion opens a dialogue for important discussions with members of...

  • Breakfast conversation on European elections and gender equality

    EIGE hosts a breakfast for the Lithuanian authorities and Vilnius' diplomatic community to kickstart 2024. Through personal reflections and concrete commitments, areas of discussion include: strengthening ongoing efforts to reducing the gender pay gap increasing women's participation in political life improving the distribution of unpaid care how the Istanbul Convention is an important tool to combat gender-based violence the role...

  • International Conference: The future of girls in STEAM

    EIGE is attending the 'International Conference: The future of girls in STEAM'. EIGE's Communications Assistant Alexandrina Satnoianu , will deliver an intervention on how the lack of women in STE(A)M has a negative effect on economic development and GDP growth. Held under the auspices of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU, this major International Conference is co-organised...

  • Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) agencies‘ network briefing 2023

    Meeting is organised at the initiative of the EUAA, current chair of JHA agencies network. The aim of this briefing is to gather high-level stakeholders across EU institutions and to demonstrate the added value of the JHA agencies (including their close cooperation within the JHA agencies’ network).