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  • 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 by...

  • 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).

  • Webinar on "Mainstreaming gender in public and private law reform processes"

    European Committee on Legal Co-operation of the Council of Europe organises a webinar on mainstreaming gender in public and private law reform processes. The webinar serves two purposes: promote gender mainstreaming among decision-makers, particularly among ministries of justice of the member States who represent the majority of the committee; promote the recently published Council of Europe practical guide on mainstreaming...

  • EIGE at COP28 - Climate Finance for Gender Equality

    Women and girls in the Global South are disproportionately affected by the impact of climate change. Despite playing a pivotal role in their communities, women often lack economic and political influence and depend heavily on natural resources, particularly in rural areas, rendering them more vulnerable to climate change's effects. This event will convene a panel of diverse speakers from various...

  • Establishment of a network on the prevention of violence against women

    The Commission’s Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025 committed to the establishment of an EU network on the prevention of gender-based violence and domestic violence, which would bring together Member States and stakeholders. The topic for the first meeting has been chosen as early prevention mechanisms of law enforcement, health and social services, and inter-service coordination and data sharing.

  • Expert’s Meeting on Collection of Good Practices on Gender Mainstreaming in the European Green Deal and VII Thematic Network on Gender Mainstreaming Working Group

    As part of EIGE’s project Collection of Good Practices on Gender Mainstreaming in the European Green Deal, EIGE organises a one-day and a half consultation and awareness-raising meeting with the Thematic Network on Gender Mainstreaming to discuss, assess and select, in a participatory manner, Good Practices on gender mainstreaming in EGD policy areas and the latest updates on EIGE’s work...

  • Launch of the research “The dark side of digitalization"

    The UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia is announcing the official launch of the research “The Dark Side of Digitalization: Technology-Facilitated Violence Against Women in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.” The report provides new insights into technology-facilitated violence against women in Southeast and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, drawing on surveys with over 12,000 women across the...

  • Webinar on "Combating cyber violence against women and girls"

    ‘Women in Leadership’ - a Network at the European Central Bank which represents female staff who have an interest in improving gender representation at the ECB, in particular, in positions of leadership - is organising an “Orange Day”, to raise awareness and take action to end violence against women and girls. EIGE's work around Cyber Violence Against Women and Girls...

  • Rape Crisis Network Ireland online discussion event

    RCNI collates and publishes statistics gathered from a number of Rape Crisis Centres across Ireland every year. The webinar serves to present Rape Crisis Network Ireland national statistics (from 2022) which outline sexual violence trends amongst those help seeking in Ireland, highlighting changes since the pandemic, and patterns of disclosure. EIGE's Researcher Diogo Costa is participating in the webinar to...

  • Informal Meeting of Equality Ministers

    EIGE Director Carlien Scheele participates at the EU informal ministerial meeting on equality, taking place in Pamplona, Spain. The meeting focuses on the current challenges in the response to violence against women in the Member States, specifically with regard to data collection and support for victims, as well as the challenge of addressing old and emerging forms of violence. At...