The Ukrainian Women’s Congress will bring together 300 most active women and men successful in politics and business, representatives of non-governmental organizations and the media, to unite them around the idea of gender equality in various sectors of the Ukrainian society as a basic element of the country’s sustainable development.
The Congress discussion panels address issues of political and public empowerment of women at various levels, involving women in the peacemaking and security sector, counteracting gender-based violence, and overcoming gender stereotypes, as well as improving gender education and awareness.
Thematic discussions will be attended by the state elite, Ukrainian and foreign parliamentarians, representatives of international organizations, local self-government bodies, Ukrainian and foreign experts.
The Ukrainian Women’s Congress will create a permanent public platform that will formulate an agenda for gender policy for the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Government, private and public sectors, and the media community.
Time: 22 November, 9:00 am to 09:00 pm; 23 November, 9:00 am to 08:00 pm
Sponsor briefing: 22 November, 12:30.
Speakers’ communications with media: during breaks between discussion platforms.
Venue: “All Kin | Location”, 12 Desiatynna Str.
Accreditation: please e-mail your contact information (name of the media, your name, telephone, e-mail of attending journalists) to: firstname.lastname@example.org