UKRAINIAN WOMEN’S CONGRESS

Odesa, 18 May

Sponsor: Inter-Factional Deputy Association “Equal Opportunities”

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the range of successful, socially active women and men who support the idea of gender equality as an integral element of a democratic society and the key to sustainable development of the state.

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an opportunity to hear about the latest research, current trends in the development of the gender policy in Ukraine and the world. Become a participant of discussions with the participation of top Ukrainian and foreign experts, public figures, business, and media.

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the formation of the gender policy in Ukraine. Together, we can make a difference. Now is the time!

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The First Regional Ukrainian Women’s Congress will be held in Odesa and will bring together 60 most active and successful women and men from politics, business, NGOs and the media to unite them around the idea of ensuring gender equality in various sectors of the Ukrainian society as the basic element of sustainable development of our state.

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Thematic discussions will be attended by the state elite, Ukrainian parliamentarians, representatives of international organizations, local self-government bodies, Ukrainian and foreign experts, and business representatives.

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Discussion panels of the Congress address the issues of strengthening women’s political and civic participation at various levels and expanding their economic opportunities, as well as overcoming gender stereotypes in the society and enhancing gender awareness and education.

OUR MISSION

The Ukrainian Women’s Congress is standing public platform that forms the agenda on gender policy for the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Government, local communities, private and public sectors, and the media community.

CONGRESS PROGRAM

09:00 – 10:00 am Registration of participants

10:00 – 10:30 Presentation: Gender equality as a global trend in the world and in Ukraine

10:30 – 12:30 Discussion І: Increasing the representation of women at all levels of politics: a necessity or a trend?

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:45 Presentation: Strengthening the role of women in economic areas

14:45 – 15:30 Discussion ІІ: Gender-oriented budgeting: successful cases

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:15 Presentation: Discrimination and tolerance in the Ukrainian society

16:15 – 17:45 Discussion ІІІ: Gender stereotypes: what is their influence and how to counteract discrimination?

17:45 – 18:00 Closing

18 May

09:00 – 10:00 am Registration of participants

10:00 – 10:30 Presentation: Gender equality as a global trend in the world and in Ukraine

10:30 – 12:30 Discussion І: Increasing the representation of women at all levels of politics: a necessity or a trend?

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:45 Presentation: Strengthening the role of women in economic areas

14:45 – 15:30 Discussion ІІ: Gender-oriented budgeting: successful cases

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:15 Presentation: Discrimination and tolerance in the Ukrainian society

16:15 – 17:45 Discussion ІІІ: Gender stereotypes: what is their influence and how to counteract discrimination?

17:45 – 18:00 Closing

SPEAKERS

  • Ms. Iryna Herashchenko
    First Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Ukraine, President's Commissioner for Peaceful Situation Resolution in Donetsk and Luhansk regions
  • Ms. Olena Kondratiuk
    Member of the Parliament of Ukraine, Co-chair of the «Equal Opportunities» Caucus in the Parliament of Ukraine
  • Mary O'Hagan
    Global Associate - Senior Resident Director, NDI-Ukraine
  • Ms. Aliona Babak
    Member of Parliament, Co-Chair of the «Equal Opportunities» Caucus in the Parliament of Ukraine

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Kyiv

info@womenua.today

Yana Verteba

+38 096 438 69 98

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+38 093 917 47 98

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