Thursday, 23 January 2014

First CONCORD Gender and Development Lunch at the European Parliament

In the context of the current processes and discussions underway to determine the Post-2015 Framework, the CONCORD Gender Working Group is organizing, with the support of Mr Gustafsson, MEP – Chair of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality – and Ms Estrella, MEP –Vice chair of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality - a “Gender and Development Lunch” on 29th of January 2014 (12h-14h) at the European Parliament in Brussels.

The purpose will be to further discuss the outcome of the UN General Assembly held in September 2013 and the next steps the European Union, multilateral organizations, and civil society organizations in Europe and globally can take to ensure the adoption of a Post 2015 Framework in which gender equality and the empowerment and rights of women and girls feature as central elements, with a special focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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Source: CONCORD Member to Member newsletter from 14th of January 2014

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