Political Transitions and Women’s Rights

Date

04 Dec 2012 08:00 to 11:30

Address

European Parliament, ASP1G2
  Brussels
Belgium

Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Organiser type

Federations / Associations

Section

EU Priorities 2020
Social Europe & Jobs

Event Location

Brussels

Event Description

4 December 2012, 9.00-12.30

European Parliament, ASP 1G2

 

09.00 – 09.20 Opening
Gabi Zimmer, GUE/NGL President
Inês Zuber, GUE/NGL Coordinator for the FEMM Committee,

09.20 - 10.20 Feminist perspectives in the context of economic crises and political transitions

Moderator: Kartika Liotard, GUE NGL MEP

Panelists:
- Sama Aweida – Director of Women’s Study Center, Palestine
- Hatice Coban, BDP - Peace and Democracy Party (tbc)
- Mercedeh Mohseni, Supporters of Mourning Mothers in Iran, Cologne, Germany
- Name, Spanish women's rights activist
 

10.20 – 10.50 Open debate
 

10.50 – 11.50 Exchange of analyses and practices of founding principles in constitutions

Moderator: Boriana Jönsson, Coordinator of Equality First, MENA region

Panelists:
Afaf Marej – Executive Director EACPE, Egypt
Ahlem Belhadj – Executive Director ATFD, Tunisia
Nawal Yazeji – Syriat Coalition for Democracy, Syria
Lilian Halls French - European Feminist Initiative/Initiative féministe européenne (IFE-EFI )
 

11.50 – 12.20 Open debate

12.20 – 12.30 Concluding remarks
Mikael Gustafsson, GUE/NGL MEP and Chair of EP Committee on Women's rights and gender equality

 

For more information please contact:

Gianfranco BATTISTINI: gianfranco.battistini@europarl.europa.eu
+32 475 64 66 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

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