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Gender equality - 17.02.2023
Four local government representative networks are joining forces at the 67th edition of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). PLATFORMA, the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) and the Standing Committee for the Euro Mediterranean Partnership of Local and Regional Authorities (COPPEM) are organising the NGO CSW Parallel event “Cities forging the path to gender justice | Tools for equality in local life”.
Join us on 6 March in New York to hear from local and regional representatives about how regional Charters for gender equality are key to move from good intentions to effective and impactful change. Exchange on how local and regional governments, in cooperation with civil society and other stakeholders, can propose innovative ways to implement gender equality agendas and achieve the ambitious targets of the SDG5 and all of the Sustainable Development Goals.
How to join the event
When? 6 March at 10:30 AM EST
Where? Church Center of the United Nations (CCUN), 11th floor (registration on CSW NGO platform for on-site attendance), or online (pre-registration on Zoom)
CERV programme - 15.12.2022next funding opportunities!
The CERV programme is the biggest EU fund ever available for promoting and protecting EU rights and values (1.55 billion over 7 years). Together with the Justice programme (305 million euro over 7 years), it contributes to build a Union of Justice, Rights and Values.
Charter for equality - 26.08.2022CEMR is looking for a provider for the translations of two documents related to the update of the European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life and particularly on the theme of gender equality, diversity and intersectionality. The contractor will translate the two documents into 28 languages. The deadline for the submission of the tender is on Tuesday, 13 September 2022
For more information, please refer to the terms of reference.
Gender Equality - 14.04.2021
Call for a consultant to develop the text for the “Local Authorities Charter for Gender Equality in Africa”Are you interested in a mission to provide guidance and support to gender equality work by local governments in Africa?
The Council of European Municipalities and Regions and UCLG Africa have opened a call for a consultant to develop and draft the text for the “Local Authorities Charter for Gender Equality in Africa”.
3 months contract
Please consult the Terms of reference for details about the mission, the desired profile and application instructions.
Deadline to apply is 25 April 2021 (23:59 UTC+1)
Equality - 24.08.2020
- A partnership with CEMR’s Luxembourgish association (SYVICOL),
- The creation of a back office with useful and updated information and examples of good practice for towns and cities,
- Support for towns and cities provided by gender equality advisors
You can read the full action plan in French here.
Gender equality - 17.02.2020
During the workshop, participants used the Equality Journey tool to map their gender equality objectives and prioritise actions. The session was wrapped up with a short introduction to the NALAS e-learning course on gender mainstreaming at the local level.
The workshop was held in the framework of the Eastern Partnership Coordination Seminar “Reinforcing dialogue on gender equality and informed local government reform in Georgia: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities”, co-organised by NALAS and PLATFORMA.
Gender equality - 21.01.2020more information on the CoR website.
Gender equality - 22.05.2019Observatory.
Gender equality - 13.12.2018measure, assess and monitor improvements.
Gender and Diversity Officer
Tel : +32 2 500 05 49