Gender Equality

African and European leaders take steps towards an African Charter for local gender equality

Nearly 60 local leaders from Africa and Europe gathered online on Tuesday (28 July) to discuss the c...
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Get inspired by the PLATFORMAwards laureates!

Strengthening citizens’ participation and promoting gender equality at the local level are at the ...
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Women’s empowerment in EU external relations cannot happen without towns and regions

The European Commission (DG DEVCO) is currently preparing the EU action plan for gender equality and...
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Learn why gender should be considered in local policies

Gender is not only personal, but an institutional and structural issue, and therefore should be cons...
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Reinforcing dialogue on gender equality and informed local government reform in Georgia

The Eastern Partnership Coordination Seminar “Reinforcing dialogue on gender equality and informed...
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An^Mar and FAMSI build a bridge over the Mediterranean

More than 300 local and institutional leaders from Africa and Europe gathered in Seville (Spain) at ...
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VNG International: Towards better futures for all

"A municipality should represent its citizens, and respond to the needs and requirements of its citi...
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First step for the “Local Authorities Charter for Gender Equality in Africa”

A group of gender equality experts and local elected representatives from Africa and Europe met on 4...
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The “Local authorities Charter for gender equality in Africa” is getting drafted

This was an outcome of the 8th Africities Summit in Marrakech (Morocco) last November: the first me...
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T. Taliashvili: “the European Parliament’s elections will give an indicative direction to Georgia”

Ms. Tamar Taliashvili, Vice-President of the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (N...
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Signature of the Africa-Europe Marrakesh Pact for local equality

A draft “Africa-Europe Pact for local equality” was signed at the 8th Africities Summit in Marra...
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A. Popsui: “Our City of Irpin is now member of  The European Charter for Equality” 

On July 3, Irpin (Ukraine) became the signatory of the EU Initiative "The European Charter for Equal...
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500 local and regional leaders commit to embrace equality, diversity and inclusion

The curtains are just closing on the CEMR conference, where over 500 local and regional leaders gath...
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Over 500 local and regional elected representatives take the lead on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Europe

"It is a great opportunity to be here with you today for the CEMR conference", stated Nobel Peace Pr...
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Exclusive interview with the Nobel peace prize winner, Rigoberta Menchu

Nobel Peace Prize winner, indigenous peoples and women’s rights activist Rigoberta Menchú was the...
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Making SDG5 happen! Local and regional governments are already taking action for gender equality #EDD18

The European Development Days (EDD), Europe’s leading forum on international development cooperati...
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Safety and security in cities are a crucial concern of women and young girls

Cities will be sustainable only when women’s and girls’ perspectives are taken into account. Thi...
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At EDD18, don’t miss the Global Village City Hall!

For the second year, PLATFORMA & CEMR joined forces with AIMF, CLGF, UCLG and UCLG-Africa to rep...
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Why gender is essential to decentralised cooperation – learn more at CEMR Bilbao conference

PLATFORMA is organising a workshop on the importance of gender mainstreaming in town-to-town and reg...
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“Cities for girls and young women = cities for all” High-level panel at the European Development Days 2018

PLATFORMA/CEMR, Plan International, UN HABITAT, and United Cities and Local Governments–Africa are...
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