The UN World Data Forum brings together data and statistical experts and users from governments, civil society, the private sector, donor and philanthropic bodies, international and regional agencies, the geospatial community, the media, academia and professional bodies. Data experts and users gather to spur data innovation, mobilize high-level political and financial support for data and build a pathway to better data for sustainable development.
The annual Gender Equality Index is not only an important tool for policymaking for the EU Member States but also for candidate countries and potential candidates. This is why the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is training members of the Gender Equality Agency, the Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina and other partners on how to calculate their own index.
The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), in collaboration with the Swiss Confederation, is organizing the 8th Global Forum on Gender Statistics under the Global Gender Statistics Programme and the guidance of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Gender Statistics (IAEG-GS). The Forum will bring together producers, users and communicators of gender statistics from national and international statistical offices, other government agencies, international organizations, academia, civil society, private sector, media and the donor community.
The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) is organising a webinar to improve gender equality in times of recovery from disaster. The CPMR is a network of more than 150 regional authorities from 24 EU Member States and beyond, acting as a forum of regions and lobby towards the EU institutions. In 2020, the regions raised interest in working together on Gender Equality, which led to the creation of the CPMR Gender Task Force piloted by the Basque Country, aiming at reflecting on the contribution regions could have in the discussions and actions for Gender Equality, in particular at the EU level.
EIGE's Gender Statistics Database shows that 34.7 % of the highest decision-making positions within EU Agencies are held by women and 65.3 % by men. To reach gender balance among top positions, the EU Agencies Network is organising a dedicated workshop. Barbara Limanowska, EIGE's Team Leader for Gender Mainstreaming, presents EIGE’s Institutional Transformation Toolkit and how it can be used to boost gender equality within an organisation.
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European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is organising the Regional Thematic Workshop "Gender-Sensitive Communication" for the EU candidate countries and potential candidates in Western Balkans and Turkey, under the EU Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) funded by the European Commission. The workshop will be held online for two half-days (10:00-14:00 CET) on 15-16 September 2021. Presentations, discussions and practical training sessions of the workshop will foster a common understanding of gender equality terms in our everyday work.
We are pleased to announce that the Call for abstracts for the fourth European Conference on Domestic Violence is now open until 10.12. 2020. The conference will be held in congress centre Cankarjev dom, situated in the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana: http://ecdv-ljubljana.org/. The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers, academics, students, professionals, practitioners, and policy-makers from Europe and further afield to share and build knowledge and experience on a wide range of issues concerning domestic violence.
The Fomen project aims at promoting gender equality and violence prevention through the work with men with migration backgrounds around challenging own bias on masculinity, gender roles and diversity, using an interculturally sensitive approach, respectful of different beliefs, values and specific experiences. The FOMEN Leaders of Change training is organised in the form of group discussion, and targets men with migration backgrounds willing to become agents of change for gender equality within their communities.
Registration is open! WHY: Gender Equality Plans (GEP) are a precondition for research and higher education institutions to apply for EC Horizon Europe research funding starting from the 2021 funding cycle. This summer course is targeted at participants from higher education institutions and aims to provide the basic skills and knowledge to develop and implement GEPs. The course builds on a structural understanding of gender inequalities, stereotypes and biases in research.
European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) in cooperation with UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia are convening the Regional Experts Meeting to discuss the draft Guidelines on Strengthening Data System on Violence Against Women (VAW) in Western Balkans and Turkey. The meeting will gather key national stakeholders and experts from the region working in the area of combating VAW and administrative data collection, stemming from international standards.
The PASIFIC Fellowship Programme offers attractive2-year fellowships at one of the institutes of the PAS and the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw. Who can apply? Researchers of any nationality, with PhD or at least 4 years of equivalent research experience who have spent in Poland max. 12 months during the three years prior to the call’s deadline.