Gender Mainstreaming - Interparliamentary Meeting - 08.12.22

14-12-2022 - 11:51
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On Thursday, 08 December 2022, the FEMM Committee held an Inter-parliamentary Committee Meeting on Gender Mainstreaming.

The purpose of the event was to exchange views with representatives of national parliaments on matters related to gender equality in the context of parliamentary life, with a special emphasis on gender mainstreaming in Parliaments. There were two main topics chosen for this event: "Anti-harassment protocols, their implementation and sanctions" and "Gender Action Plans".

The meeting was chaired by the FEMM Chair Robert BIEDROŃ. Introductory remarks were delivered by Dimitrios PAPADIMOULIS, Vice-President of the European Parliament and Chair of European Parliament's High Level Group on Gender Equality and Diversity. The standing co-rapporteurs on gender mainstreaming Irène TOLLERET and Gwendoline DELBOS-CORFIELD made their interventions in the two panels, as well as representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) and academia.