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  • Conference On Smart Metadata for Official Statistics 2024 (COSMOS)

    EIGE’s Expert Gender Statistics, Ligia Nobrega, attends the Conference of Smart Metadata for Official Statistics 2024 in Paris. EIGE highlights the importance of metadata in gender statistics and emphasizes its role in providing essential information for understanding, interpreting, and evaluating data quality. EIGE’s contribution to the discussion underlines the necessity for structured metadata which accompanies each dataset to ensure a...

  • DG REFORM - EF Workshop on Gender Responsive Public Procurement (GRPP)

    EU agency for gender equality's Gender Mainstreaming team leader, Helena Morais Maceira, joins the Workshop on Gender responsive Public Procurement (GRPP), in Paris. The workshop is part of the flagship project "Gender mainstreaming in public policy and budget processes", held by DG REFORM in collaboration with Expertise France (EF). The Agency runs a session on the state of GRPP in...

  • EU Commission meetings of the Network of GBV

    EU agency for gender equality's GBV Second National Expert, Janine Mc Ginn, participates in a meeting of the Network on the prevention of gender-based and domestic violence (GBV) held by the EU Commission, in Brussels. The Network involves a series of several meetings, to discuss relevant topics related to the prevention of GBV. This second discussion lies to "engaging young...

  • Women on the Move (WEMov) Network of researchers

    EU agency for gender equality's GBV Second National Expert, Janine Mc Ginn, joins the Women on the Move (WEMov) meeting in Brussels. WEMov is an international network of transdisciplinary researchers from 52 countries funded by the EU Cooperation in Science and Technology agency (COST). The group is engaged in the timely mission of unveiling women migrants' presence and participation in...

  • Regional consultations on CEDAW GR Nr. 40 for women's representation in decision-making for Eastern and Western European States

    EU agency for gender equality's Gender Mainstreaming team leader, Helena Morais Maceira, attends the regional consultation for women's representation on decision-making organized by the Convention on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (CEDAW) Committee, supported by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and UN Women, in Istanbul. The CEDAW Committee organizes regional meetings to facilitate...

  • IGC Lunch & Learn: Mapping (in)equality - the critical role of data

    EU agency for gender equality's Director, Carlien Scheele, speaks at the International Gender Champions (IGC) Lunch and Learn Event "Mapping (in)equality: the critical role of data". Director Scheele highlights why data is crucial and what the agency concretely does to bridge the gender data gaps. IGC represents a leadership network, where decision-makers meet to break down gender barriers and to...

  • 71st COSAC Plenary Meeting - Session II

    EU agency for gender equality's Research and Policy Support Head of Unit, Maruša Gortnar, joins the Session II of the 71st Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs (COSAC) Plenary meeting, at the European Parliament, in Brussels. In organizing the 71st Plenary meeting, the Belgian Presidency dedicates a session on gender policy and representation of women and men in Parliament...

  • Visit to CoE: exchange of perspectives with CoE GREVIO members

    EU agency for gender equality's Director, Carlien Scheele, is on visit to the Council of Europe (CoE), in Strasbourg, to meet the CoE Group of Experts on Action against Violence and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) members. In the exchange of perspectives, Director Scheele shares the Agency's work in the field of gender-based-violence. On the occasion, Director Scheele meets with CoE's Head...

  • PACE: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination

    EU agency for gender equality's Director, Carlien Scheele, participates in the PACE Meeting, held by the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination, in Paris. On the occasion, Director Scheele introduces the toolkit designed for gender-sensitive parliaments and presents the agency overall activities. The meeting represents an opportunity to engage in dialogue and exchange views with the members of the Committee. Indeed...

  • EIGE at CSW68

    EIGE’s Director, Carlien Scheele, and the Research and Policy Support Head of Unit, Maruša Gortnar, join the EU delegation to attend the 68th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York, USA. The EU Agency participates in several meetings and events, taking the floor on several occasions and on several topics: on Financial Empowerment...

  • Break the Data Bias

    EIGE’s Team Leader of Research and Statistics Team, Jolanta Reingarde, joins the Break the Data Bias event, held by the General Secretariat of the EU Council, to present the Gender Data Gap.

  • Gender Sensitive Parliaments: Inclusive Institutions

    EIGE, in collaboration with the UN Women Europe and Central Asia Regional Office, co-hosts a side-event to the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region. The event intends to explore the potential of gender sensitive parliaments, to build and enforce effective, accountable, and inclusive institutions for all. The side-event brings together key stakeholders from regional institutions, governments, civil...