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  • Why gender matters: women in the European Parliament’s elections

    On the occasion of the International Women-s Day 2024, EIGE’s Director, Carlien Scheele, addresses the internal event hosted by the Equality, Inclusion, and Diversity Unit (part of the DG PERS) in Brussels. The discussion lies on the significance of gender in the context of the future European elections, highlighting the relevance and the importance of “ why gender matters ”.

  • Expert consultation on violence against women and prostitution for the SR VAWG’s report

    The Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls (SR VAWG) invites EIGE to the expert consultation on violence against women and prostitution, for the presentation of its report. The report addresses the nexus between prostitution and violence against women and girls on the global scale. The consultation aims at gathering insights and contributions for the report, which will be...

  • Women in Sport : Inter-parliamentary Committee Meeting

    To celebrate the International Woman’s Day 2024, EIGE’s Director, Carlien Scheele, joins the Interparliamentary Committee Meeting held by the Committee on Women-s Rights and Gender Equality of the European Parliament in Brussels. EIGE’s Director addresses the topic of “Women in Sport”. She emphasizes on the different ways in which women can contribute to combating inequalities and empowering future generations, in...

  • Gender Sensitive Parliaments: Inclusive Institutions

    EIGE, in collaboration with the UN Women Europe and Central Asia Regional Office, co-hosts a side-event to the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region. The event intends to explore the potential of gender sensitive parliaments, to build and enforce effective, accountable, and inclusive institutions for all. The side-event brings together key stakeholders from regional institutions, governments, civil...

  • PACE: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination

    EIGE’s Director, Carlien Scheele, participates in the PACE Meeting, held by the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination, in Paris. On the occasion, EIGE’s Director introduces the toolkit designed for gender-sensitive parliaments and presents the agency overall activities. The meeting represents an opportunity to engage in dialogue and exchange views with the members of the Committee.

  • Visit to FRA: meeting with FRA's Director

    EIGE's Director, Carlien Scheele, and EIGE's Head of Outreach & Engagement Unit, Dennis van der Veur, meet with FRA's Director, Michael O'Flaherty, in Vienna.

  • Symposium on Victims' Rights

    EIGE’s Team Leader of GBV (Gender Based Violence team) joins the Symposium on Victims’ Rights, held by Eurojust, in the Hague. The symposium is centred on safeguarding victims within cross-border judicial context. EIGE presents preliminary results from its collaborative project with Eurojust, focusing on the implementation of the European Protection Order. EIGE’s contribution aims to inform and stimulate discussions among...

  • Istanbul Convention meeting on Data collection for Combating Violence Against Women

    EIGE participates in the second meeting of national coordinating bodies established by Article 10, Istanbul Convention for a working-level discussion, in Liechtenstein. The meeting aims at addressing strategies for combating violence against women. EIGE contributes to the discussion by presenting its perspective on data collection concerning violence against women, enriching the discussions, and fostering greater collaboration among participating bodies. The...

  • Gender Equality Forum 2024

    Are you ready to help shape a fairer future for all? Make your voice heard at the second Gender Equality Forum on 10-11 December 2024. This is a significant year for the EU, with European Parliament elections and a new Commission taking office. That brings new challenges and opportunities. The forum is your platform to stand up for gender equality...