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Gender, equality and diversity
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GenderInfo April 2015

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Who, What, Where

  • 6 April International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
  • 7 April World Health Day
  • 22 April International Mother Earth Day


Highlight - WOMEN AND CLIMATE CHANGE

The Centre and the ILO

  • Empowering UN System Gender Focal Points, blended training
  • The Gender Academy 2015
  • Forced labour: Commission welcomes Council political agreement to implement new ILO Protocol

 

UN & WOMEN

  • CSW59 News


What's new on the web

  • European Women’s Lobby – EWL
  • IMPACTS OF THE CRISIS ON GENDER EQUALITY & WOMEN’S WELLBEING IN EU MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES
  • Community Resilience at Scale: Grassroots Women Demonstrating Successful Practices
  • Domestic workers are invaluable

 

What are they doing?

  • Tackling the gender pay gap in the European Union
  • WORLD DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2015 – MIND, SOCIETY & BEHAVIOR – WORLD BANK - GENDER
  • Lavoro: in municipio uno sportello di consulenza gratuita per le donne
  • Peru - La licencia por maternidad será por tres meses y medio

 

Gender Issues

  • Workplaces with equal mix of men and women happiest: economist
  • Guide for NGO's & Women's Human Rights Activists at the UN & CSW 2015

 

Focus on - Women, and Climate Change

  • Women, Peace and Security in the Context of Climate Change
  • WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY IN THE CONTEXT OF CLIMATE CHANGE"
  • Climate change will disproportionately impact women, says UAE envoy to UN
  • Climate Change
  • Women & Climate Change
  • Women & Disaster Risk Reduction - Women & Resilience
  • Climate Change & Inequalities: How Will They Impact Women?

 

On-going and/or coming Gender Programmes/ Conferences / Events:

  • World Autism Awareness Day 2015: Panel Discussion - “Employment: The Autism Advantage”
  • 8th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD

 

Grants/Funding opportunities/Awards/Fellowships/Vacancies

  • FUNDING GENDER IN EMERGENCIES – WHAT ARE THE TRENDS?
  • GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE REPORT 2014 – GENDER? GENDER?
  • Vacancies for 2 PhD researchers (4 years 100%)
  • UNRISD

 

The Italian Corner

  • Vocabolaria – Dire la differenza
  • Corpi delle donne vietati: la svolta di Roma sulle pubblicità

 

Poets’ Corner

  • Young Woman, Smile

 

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