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Women’s participation in politics. European and International perspectives.


18 Nov 2022 09:00


European Parliament
(room JAN 6Q2)
  Brussels and Online

Event Location


Event Description

Register here. Registrations close on November 8th.


Register here. Registrations close on November 8th.

Date:                                Friday, 18 November 2022

Place:                               Brussels - European Parliament (room JAN 6Q2)

Working language:           English. Translation in Spanish and German.

                                        On-line streaming of the event.


09.00h. Registration and arrival of participants. 


Presentation of the Women’s Forum Video

Welcoming words

Ana Miranda MEP.

Lorena López de Lacalle, EFA President.

09.45h. Women’s participation in politics: breaking the glass ceiling

Moderator: Katharina Kley, European Free Alliance Youth

  • Hervor Palsdóttir – Member of the Faroese Parliament for Tjóðveldi party
  • Julia Stachurska – SNP National Women’s Convener [online]
  • Patrícia Font – Member of the Balearic Islands Parliament for Més per Menroca

Questions and debate

10.45. Coffee break

11.15h. Women facing repression: political resilience with gender perspective

Moderator: Katharina Kley, European Free Alliance Youth

  • Marta Rovira – Secretary General of Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (online)
  • Feleknas Uca – People’s Democratic Party of Kurdistan
  • Fatma El Mehdi – Secretary General of the National Union of Saharawi Women

Questions and debate: 15-30 min

12.30h Lunch

13.30h Women’s Forum Meeting

  • Women’s Forum statement for the 25th November.
  • [Workshop session] Protecting women’s rights and encouraging participation: good practices exchange between EFA delegates.

15.00h End of the meetings