Young activists from the Middle East and North Africa region take the mic to share their views on the effects of a multitude of crises on the feminist movements in the region.
Co-sponsored by Marsa.
Co-sponsored by Marsa.
In this webinar, organized by the French and Swedish Embasseis in the Netherlands, panelists will discuss the French, Swedish and Dutch strategies, legislation and victim support and share best practices on how to combat trafficking on a national and international level.
Join the European Broadcasting Union for a range of events and activities to reflect on the progress we have made in shaping a better gender-balanced world and the challenges we still must face.
In the spirit of this year's IWD theme 'choose to challenge', the Embassies of Bangladesh and Switzerland in the Netherlands, in partnership with the Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO invite to a conversation about the challenges and opportunities on the path to attaining gender equality and women's empowerment by 2030.
Join us on Monday 8 March, from 15:00 to 15:30 for IGC #WomensDay Gathering - A short virtual event to celebrate International Women’s Day and the launch of the IGC Annual Report 2020.
Vienna Discussion Forum 2020: The Future is Gender-inclusive: Global Responses in Crisis Management and Recovery
The 2020 Vienna Discussion Forum will focus on how crisis preparedness, response and recovery efforts need to be gender-responsive to ensure that they do not reinforce inequalities but rather strengthen the principles of human rights, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the Women, Peace and Security Agenda and the commitments of the 2030 Agenda.
What are the sex- and gender-related effects of biological weapons and disease more globally? Can awareness of sex-specific differences improve public health responses to biological weapons? And how can understanding gendered dynamics help improve strategies to minimize the spread of infection?
Online High-Level Roundtable: “Tackling the Shadow Pandemic – Violence Against Women During COVID-19 Times”
One in three women experiences physical or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Every year, the Ban Ki-moon Centre supports the global UN Women campaign “Orange the World” that takes place between the 25th of November and the 10th of December to raise awareness for this grave issue.
On Wednesday 25 November (15-16:30 CET) - the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - the Inter-Parliamentary Union and Kofi Annan Foundation will convene a group of experts and leaders* in the field to discuss concrete solutions and policy responses, and promote their urgent adoption and implementation.
On the occasion of the 20 year anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, the IGC Den Haag Hub seizes the opportunity to look back at what has been achieved in the last 20 years and what challenges still remain to be tackled today. Together with Ms. Christine Schraner Burgener, Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Myanmar, we will discuss the role of women as agents of peace.
As part of the Gender Champions Challenge - Open to the IGC network only
Women are under-represented in response roles. The objective of this webinar is to discuss the importance of a diverse and inclusive sector for women in response to nuclear security incidents and events and the importance of the role of women in response; barriers to entry, opportunities, lessons learned & the way forward. The webinar focuses on both national and institutional perspectives as well as different roles within response.