• 5th International Conference on Governance, Crime and Justice Statistics

    The International Conference on Governance, Crime and Justice Statistics seeks to promote dialogue among the stakeholders involved in the production of statistical information on crime and criminal justice, including researchers, policymakers, and other data users. The aim is to increase the availability, quality and use of data to improve the analysis and design of public policies. The Conference stems from the vision of the “Roadmap to improve the quality and availability of crime statistics at the national and international level”, jointly approved by the UN Statistical Commission and the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

  • EIGE presenting at the public hearing on "Various aspects of women in poverty following the COVID impact"

    The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated economic crisis have impacted women differently than men in the EU. The effects of the COVID-19 crisis are putting in jeopardy the progress achieved in the past decades in terms of the reduction of gender inequalities. The objective of this hearing is to analyse the main elements and causes of women's poverty in Europe and in third countries.


    During the two days’ live sessions, women entrepreneurship supporting organization will have an opportunity to learn more on creating policies, lobbying and advocacy strategies, access to finance, and providing business support services, by sharing good practice examples and provision of tools to support learning and networking with peer organizations. What will WEgate training academy offer? Wide range of topics Combining theory and practice Downloadable reading materials Sharing good practices Networking Presenting variety of tools for each module

  • Gender Equality Academy | Summer School: Gender, Cities and Planning Processes: Engendering Research in climate, energy and mobility

    Registration is open until 6/5! WHY: This online Summer School will focus on gender research in cities and planning processes. It will look at the gender dimensions of urban and transportation research, considering in particular gendered-relevant aspects of important cross-cutting issues such as climate, energy and ICT at the urban scale. Gender affects who does research, how and which research questions are identified as important.

  • Virtual expert consultation on gender-responsive public procurement 3, 8 and 11 June 2021 (by invitation only)

    The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is carrying out a project on gender-responsive public procurement (GRPP) in the EU. To support the contracting authorities in applying GRPP throughout the public procurement cycle, EIGE has developed a step-by-step toolkit which will be discussed with experts in this meeting. The focus of this consultation is: How GRPP contributes to closing gender equality gaps.

  • 7th European Women Rectors Conference "Leadership in Higher Education and Research in Times of Dynamic Global Change"

    7th European Women Rectors Conference "Leadership in Higher Education and Research in Times of Dynamic Global Change" Online, 09 – 10 June 2021 Co-organized by ETH Zurich & EWORA The European Women Rectors Association (EWORA) is pleased to announce the 7th EWORA Conference on Leadership in Higher Education and Research in Times of Dynamic Global Change, which will be held "online" In this conference, the complexities that leaders navigate in change processes will be explored, and the influence of international crises such as climate change and pandemics in mediating the structural changes for achieving gender equality in academia will be shared through keynotes, panel discussions, and interactive workshops.

  • #ArtAgainstTeenDatingViolence - Art Contest for adolescents

    Participate in the “Art against Teen Dating Violence” contest! The Children First project’s consortium is proud to launch an online creative contest for adolescents (12-18 years old) attending schools, in order to reflect their understanding of relationships free from gender-based violence, through an innovative creative-artistic form! Do you work or are you in touch with young visual artists, video-makers or writers?

  • FGM in the EU: Raising the voice of communities

    On 26 May 2021, the European Institute for Gender Equality is organising a virtual dissemination event for the launch of the report 'Estimation of girls at risk of female genital mutilation in the EU: Denmark, Spain, Luxembourg and Austria'. You can read the news article published by EIGE in connection to the study results here. Watch the video of the event In addition to presenting the latest findings on FGM in the EU, EIGE will look at what action is needed to raise the voice of communities affected by FGM.

  • Supporting victims from the workplace - #VSEAnnualConference2021 side event

    On May 20th 2021, from 15.00 until 17.00 CET, #VSEAnnualConference2021 will organise a number of side events alongside the main conference programme. These side events offer a closer look into the topics covered at the main programme. They provide VSE Members and partners with the opportunity to promote projects, introduce new approaches and share best practices. They are also the perfect occasion to have Q&A discussions on specific topics.

  • 12th Regional Coordination Meeting of EU candidate countries and potential candidates

    This meeting is organised under EIGE’s cooperation with the Western Balkans and Turkey within the Instrument of Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) of the European Union and is funded by the European Commission. The aim of the meeting is to gather stakeholders from the region to discuss bi-annual activities of 2021, Covid-19 impact to gender equality, future priorities and main challenges. We will also hear about the EU and EIGE’s gender equality priorities, new cycle of the Gender Equality Index and data collection on women and men in decision-making, Guidelines on strengthening data system on violence against women, as well as updates from the regional, international and civil society partners.

  • Gender-based violence prevention in the work with male refugees and migrants: an anti-racist and culturally sensitive approach

    Dear Colleagues, WWP European Network would like to invite you and your Community to the FOMEN Capacity Building Program, targeting professionals who work with men within the migration context, and who want to improve their knowledge in addressing cultural sensitivity, anti-racism, gender equality, and gender-based violence prevention. The Capacity Building Program (CBP) has been developed within the EU-funded FOMEN Project, and the training is free of charge.