«Gender Equality and YOU
11.10.2018 - 12.10.2018
Vienna, Austria Center Vienna
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The conference will be dedicated to the future priorities for the work on gender equality in the EU. It will be a space where people from different generations, diverse backgrounds and organisations will meet and discuss as equals: young people and youth representatives, gender equality ministers, political representatives from EU organisations as well as experts from NGOs and public institutions.
As a participatory conference, Gender Equality and YOU will bring together 250 participants from all over Europe to take part in an open dialogue on the future of gender equality in the EU. The event has been prepared together with young people in a series of workshops, during which the topics that will shape the agenda of the conference were identified».
(This document was prepared to provide background information for Members of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) participating in the Conference "Gender Equality and YOU"organised by the Austrian presidency (Vienna, 11-12 October 2018). It is intended to provide information on various aspects of gender equality, based on studies and analyses which have been commissioned by the Policy Department and delivered to FEMM in the course of the current legislature. Of two recent studies a short summary, as well as a link to the full text of the study is given. A number of other Policy Department studies on specific aspects of gender equality in the EU are listed for further reading).