Women’s Economic Engagement and the Europe 2020 Agenda

Printworks Conference Centre, Dublin Castle,† 29th April 2013†and 30 April 2013

With generous funding from the European Commission and support from the Irish Presidency, the Gender Equality Division of the Department of Justice and Equality in Ireland hosted this major international conference for key decision-makers to encourage debate on the key issues of gender equality and the economic engagement of women, with a focus on the attainment of the employment objective of the Europe 2020 Agenda.†

 Conference Opening††††††† Minister Shatter address the Conference

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The Irish Presidency hopes that the exchange of knowledge, policies, experiences and good practices†among a very experienced panel of European experts from a wide range of backgrounds; (Government officials, including employment and equality experts; representatives from the private sector; gender equality machineries; from civil society; academics and other relevant fields) will lead to a lively debate and will further develop the thinking that was evident at ministerial levels during the public policy debate on Employment and Europe 2020 at the February 2013 meeting of the EPSCO Council of Ministers.†

Details of the Trio Declaration, Conference Programme, Concept Notes and some of the Presentations given at the Conference can be seen using the Links below.

Signed Trio Declaration

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For details on the various Topics available in this section, please select from the links below

Conference Report

Conference Programme

Concept Note

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Conference Presentations

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