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  • 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...

  • European Employment and Social Rights Forum

    The second edition of the European Employment and Social Rights Forum is taking place on 16 and 17 November 2023 in Brussels with a focus on the impact of artificial intelligence on the world of work. EIGE's Researcher Vytautas Peciukonis​​​​​​ is participating in a panel debate on the topic ‘2023 Employment and Social Developments in Europe – Focus on Skills...

  • International Conference on Gender Equality in Sport

    The EU Conference on Gender Equality in Sport will be held on November 14th and 15th at the Museo del Traje in Madrid, Spain. The conference will bring together experts from across Europe to discuss the current state of gender equality in sport, as well as ways to promote greater equality in the future. EIGE's Head of Research and Policy...

  • Domestic & home care EU congress

    The European Federation for Family Employment and Homecare organises the Domestic & home care EU Congress, to highlight the Domestic & homecare sector by bringing together stakeholders to discuss challenges faced by these workers and European households and propose concrete solutions in the framework of the upcoming EU elections. EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele is speaking at the Introductory panel.

  • Gender Equality and the European Green Deal

    In October, the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) will release its annual Gender Equality Index to provide updates on the progress of gender equality in the EU. This year's Index edition also explores the links between gender equality and the European Green Deal. Join high-level EU policymakers, gender equality experts, and practitioners online to listen to what they say...

  • Webinar: Moving towards a green and gender equal energy transition

    A webinar based on Gender Equality Index 2023 findings Climate change, the clean energy transition and environmental policies impact people differently. It is time to take a closer look at the role gender and intersecting inequalities play. Recent energy prices have made it clear that energy poverty disproportionately affects women – in particular single women, single mothers and female-headed households...

  • Financial independence and gender equality in the EU

    For the forthcoming Belgian Presidency, EIGE is preparing a report which investigates the multidimensional concept of financial independence from gender equality perspective, including its measurement and available evidence. The study examines how tax and benefit systems relate to gender inequalities in financial independence and how traditional methodological approaches on income pooling and sharing in the household may bias awareness of...

  • Conference on the topic "The social dimension in the National Recovery and Resilience Plans"

    EIGE's Researcher Irene Rioboo will participate in the session on the gender dimension in national recovery and resilience plans, which will focus on ensuring an adequate gender dimension in NRRP implementation and monitoring. Participants may also exchange views on aligning existing gender-related policy instruments with the NRRPs, as well as the impact of the digital and green transitions on gender...

  • Webinar: Moving towards a green and gender equal transport in the EU 

    A webinar based on Gender Equality Index 2023 findings Climate change, responses to climate change, and environmental policies impact people differently. It is time to take a closer look at the role of gender and intersecting inequalities. Due to persisting structural inequalities, those most disadvantaged by the consequences of climate change are often women, especially from marginalised groups. During this...

  • EIGE meets the Austrian Delegation

    EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele is meeting with the Austrian Delegation at EIGE's premises.

  • High level Spanish Presidency event of the Council of the European Union on just transition

    The objective of the event are: Discuss how the just transition is an essential and accelerating path for the reindustrialization of Europe, within a framework of climate neutrality by 2030 and the Paris Agreement Advance in best practices so that the clean energy transition process does not leave anyone behind and advances in social justice. Sharing experiences and fostering an...