Lunch time Conference GENDER EQUALITY and WOMEN's empowerment, Friday 8th March, 13.00-14.00
|Theme||Europeaid, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Belgium, Plan International|
|Speaker||1. Introduction by Ms Marina Marchetti, Head of sector for Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination, Unit D1 Governance, Democracy, Human Rights and Gender, DG Development and Cooperation EuropeAid, European Commission; 2. Ms Michele Van der Plaetsen, Gender Expert, DG Cooperation and Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Belgium; 3. Ms Karen Schroh, Head of EU Office, Plan International|
In 2010 the Council adopted a binding Action plan for all EU actors (MS staff in embassies and capitals, DEVCO and EEAS staff in Brussels and in Delegations) by which the EU committed itself to promote gender equality and women's empowerment.
The Infopoint invites you to the presentation of this plan and its challenges.
We will also have the opportunity to listen to the perspective of a MS (Belgium) and an NGO (Plan).