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Women Empowerment: Shared EU-GCC Experiences

Two EU-led events organised in the context of the International Women’s Day, bringing together EU and GCC women to drive conversations about women empowerment.

Widening the Pool: Harnessing Women’s Talents and Abilities for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

7 March 2022, 13:45 - 18:00 UAE time 

Venue: France Pavillon | Expo 2020 Dubai -

The European Union and France are hosting a forward-looking event bringing expert views from across Europe and the GCC to discuss the need for enhanced participation of women in government and parliament as well as in jobs of the future in TECH. Exchanges will aim at sharing good practices between EU and GCC countries, ranging from legislative changes to national policy measures to reduce the gender gap as well as possible accompanying accountability mechanisms.

The in-person event will also be live streamed. To register, please click here, indicating whether you will join in person or virtually.

We look forward to welcoming you to the event.

 

 

Women’s Status in Institutions and Culture: Consolidation and Enhancement
8 March 2022, 10:00 - 12:40 UAE time

Venue: Italy Pavilion | Italia Expo 2020 Dubai

To celebrate the International Women’s Day, the European Union and Italy are hosting a-high level event that aims to discuss women’s participation in institutions as well as in culture. Discussions will identify how to design and implement gender-responsive and evidence-based policies for female empowerment and a gender equality agenda that opens up new perspectives and opportunities.

The in-person event will also be live streamed. To register, please click here, indicating whether you will join in person or virtually.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to the event.

  • gender equality
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Practical information

When
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Where
France Pavilion (7th) and Italy Pavilion (8th)
Languages
English