Join the EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator and experts from EU agencies for a webinar and online discussion on the steps that are being taken to eradicate trafficking in human beings. Hundreds of thousands of victims are trafficked across the EU every year. Trafficking in human beings – which can be classified as a modern form of slavery – is a serious crime, involving a violation of basic human rights.
Towards good practices in prevention, protection, prosecution, provision of services, partnerships towards experience exchange in the frame of EIGE's study to map the current situation and trends of FGM in the EU 27 Member States and Croatia The expert meeting is organised in the frame of EIGE’s study to map the current situation and trends of FGM in the 27 EU Member States and Croatia.
The seminar "Women Supporting Women – Encouraging Women’s Political Participation" is organised by The Coalition of Finnish Women´s Associations (NYTKIS) and the Embassy of Finland in Vilnius on 13 September 2012 Agenda (.pdf, 30,3KB)
In the past few years there have been numerous prominent examples of women working as agents of change; such as the Arab Spring where women have used their influence to help bring about democratic change, at great risks to themselves and their families. The objectives of this expert roundtable are not as dramatic, but are equally important. Every OSCE pS and OSCE field operation has experience of marginalized communities that live within their own isolated communities within the larger society.
The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) will participate in the IFLA World Library and Information Congress satellite conference on "How can libraries and information centres improve access to women's information and preserve women's cultural heritage?", on 9 August 2012, in Tampere, Finland. Ana Sofia Fernandes, EIGE's Resource & Documentation Center (RDC) officer will present a communication on the development of EIGE's RDC to an audience composed of information and documentation centers representatives from all over Europe.
The European Commission organises the launch of its campaign to promote Women in Research and Innovation. The objective is to encourage more girls to take an interest in science at school and to engage young women in scientific research careers, a field where they remain underrepresented in Europe. The launch event will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels on 21 June 2012, from 14.30 to 17.00.
The European Commission (DG Employment) and the European Community of Practice on Gender Mainstreaming (GenderCoP.eu) are pleased to invite you to participate in a conference with the aim of increasing the understanding of how Gender Equality is fundamental in order to meet the objectives of the EU 2020 strategy. The purpose of the conference is to explore the flagship themes from a gender perspective, showing how gender equality is a fundamental aspect for sound and sustainable economic and social development.
The European Commission presents an EU strategy towards the eradication of trafficking in Human Beings for 2012-2016. Background: Trafficking in human beings is the slavery of our times and takes many forms, evolving with changing socio-economic circumstances. The European Commission is therefore launching an EU strategy towards the eradication of trafficking in human beings for the period 2012-2016 based on five key priorities, including better identifying and protecting the victims and increasing prosecution of traffickers.
The expert meeting on “Measuring prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Europe” in the frame of EIGE’s study to map the current situation and trends of FGM in the 27 EU Member States and Croatia, will take place on June 1, 2012 in Paris. The study aims to assess and analyse the situation of female genital mutilation (FGM) focusing on: