• Meeting with the IOM Lithuania to discuss potential avenues for collaboration

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM Lithuania) is hosting a meeting to discuss the current activities of IOM Lithuania, and recent migration trends in the country, as well as to put emphasis on the potential opportunities for collaboration. In addition, IOM Lithuania will provide insights into their recent activities regarding the organisation’s response to the Ukrainian crisis. EIGE’s Gender-based Violence...

  • Webinar on “The new challenges of care work in light of digitalisation and platformisation”

    This webinar is part of an ongoing series that expands upon the policy study ‘The European Strategy: A chance to ensure inclusive care for all?‘, the “Care4Care Policy Series” aims to provide a series of concise discussions. Highlighting the persisting challenges related to care policy-making, the series will put a particular emphasis on policy-oriented solutions and on their interaction with...

  • EIGE's 40th Management Board meeting and Stategic Forsight session

    On June 15th and 16th, the 40th meeting of EIGE's Management Board convenes in Vilnius. The meeting is preceded by a strategic foresight planning session with Management Board members and some selected stakeholders.

  • OECD Gender Budgeting

    Gender budgeting is an application of gender mainstreaming in the budgetary process with the aim of achieving gender equality goals. This meeting aims to discuss concrete examples of practices in different countries focusing on actions that can be taken to strengthen gender budgeting as a tool to help boost gender equality. The meeting will highlight the benefits and challenges of...

  • The Equinet and The European Commission's Seminar on the Work-Life Balance Directive

    Following the Work-Life Balance Directive implementation, it is now essential to understand its national impact and how it is affecting the work of various stakeholders, including Equality Bodies, labour inspectorates, and trade unions. The event objective is to support Equality Bodies in building their capacity in efficiently implementing the Work-Life Balance Directive and ensuring a strong protection of parents and...

  • Men’s Emotional Health: Towards Support and Well-Being

    The conference “Men’s Emotional Health: Towards Support and Well-Being” aims to address the crucial topic of men’s emotional health and the need to break down stigmas associated with it, fostering safe spaces for men to openly discuss their problems without fear of judgment. Among experts, researchers, policymakers, and representatives of men’s organizations from various backgrounds, EIGE's Visual and social media...

  • EIGE Director's participation in the WPL Summit 2023

    EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele will participate in the Women Political Leaders 2023 Summit in Brussels. This event brings yearly a network of women working in politics together, to discuss the current state of female politicians. Director Scheele will take part as a speaker in a panel on 'Violence against women in politics', to bring in EIGE's evidence on the topic.

  • Regional Coordination Meeting of EU candidate countries and potential candidates

    Representatives from the governments, EU delegations and civil society from the EU candidate countries and a potential candidate gathered for the 15th meeting of the established EIGE’s Regional Coordination Platform for Gender Equality Action in the Western Balkans and Türkiye. The presentations and discussions focused on bridging gender equality and the green agenda in the region. EIGE also marked the...

  • 23rd meeting of the Council of Europe Gender Equality Commission (GEC)

    EIGE is an observer in the GEC and will exchange information on relevant projects and possibilities for cooperation, particularly in the areas of GBV and political decision-making. At this session, the members will discuss the draft Gender Equality Strategy 2024-2029.

  • Gender Equality and Violence Against Women: Perspectives from the EU and the Eastern Partnership Countries

    EIGE, in collaboration with the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU (The Swedish Embassy in Vilnius), the Lithuanian CSO Centre for Equality Advancement, and the Lithuanian Parliament is organising a conference on the pressing topic of violence against women in times of crisis and conflict, with a focus on EU and Eastern Partnership countries.

  • Train the trainers session, VAW-II Survey

    EIGE together with the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) is conducting the joint VAW-II Survey in the 8 Member States that are not part of the EU-GBV survey. EIGE and FRA will attend the train the trainers session with the contractors and national researchers to ensure that the goals of the survey are clear and that the ethical and the ‘First...

  • 42nd Meeting of the FRA Management Board

    EIGE Director participates at the 42 nd FRA (Fundamental Rights Agency) Management Board meeting and holds bilateral meetings with the Director of the ELA (European Labour Authority).