5-6 JUNE 2018 / Tour & Taxis / Brussels

Culture for development: Women as agents of change

The cultural dimension of the Consensus for development : a gender perspective

B1
Brainstorming lab
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
09:30 to 10:45

Policy and decision makers, cultural actors from the field, representatives from civil society, local authorities and the business sector will be invited to analyse innovative approaches to promote gender equality, women and girls’ entrepreneurship in and through the cultural and creative sectors (heritage, cultural and creative industries, media sector… ). The session is designed in complementarity with a proposal for a High level panel - « Women on stage » - to  promote evidence, identify common challenges, formulate cross-cutting recommandations for different instruments dedicated to gender equality, culture, entrepreneurship, city planning and human rights. 2018 being the European Year of cultural heritage, understanding and promoting the role and priorities of women in the safeguarding of cultural heritage will be a key topic

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