E-Discussion: The Implementation of Gender Equality Plans
The E-Discussion on The Implementation of Gender Equality Plans is the fourth online discussion hosted by members of the GenPORT consortium on genderportal.eu. The event will take place on November 22nd 2016 from 14:00 – 17:00 CET. Open questions and two main points for discussion will guide participants along, spark off conversations and give new insights into expertise and knowledge on the implementation of gender equality plans on European level. Results of the online discussion will be summarized and made available to participants, policy stakeholders, gender equality stakeholders, and research funders.
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Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 14:00 – 17:00 CET
14:00 – 15:30 CET
Part 1: Initiating gender equality plans: online tools and learning platforms
What features and qualities do online tools and platforms for the implementation of gender equality plans need to provide? Examples of such platforms are the GEAR Step-by-Step Guide by EIGE and genderportal.eu.
How can online tools help to initiate the implementation of gender equality plans? What are their limitations?
How can learning effects in terms of gender mainstreaming, gender knowledge, and gender expertise be increased for gender equality stakeholders through online tools and platforms?
15:30 – 17:00 CET
Part 2: Monitoring, assessing results, and ensuring the sustainability of gender equality plans: What makes a sustainable gender equality plan?
How can gender equality plans best be implemented, in order to increase their sustainability? For example, this can be done through the inclusion of individuals with institutional power in processes of decision-making, as well as gender-balance in decision-making bodies, the monitoring of recruitment and promotion policies, or through the promotion of women’s visibility in leadership positions.
What role does gender expertise play in the sustainability of gender equality plans? How can gender expertise become an integral part of gender equality plans?